Where the Rain Falls-Chhattisgarh- CSR Projects India

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Where the Rain Falls


Organization : Care India


Location : Chhattisgarh


Project Description


WtRF in India is a community-based in situ adaptation project to increase resilience of Adivasi women to shocks and stresses around water owing to climate change in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh. While phase I of WtRF has focussed on research for situational analysis followed by improved water management for adaptation planning, the interventions of phase II seek to address chronic risks like food and water insecurity arising out of climate change and impacting Adivasi women’s access, control, and management of natural resources. The project has so far promoted strong community institutions to increase Adivasi women’s access, control, and management of resources; developed a cadre of community animators; forged linkages of Adivasi households with various Government departments for various inputs, services, and entitlements; piloted crop improvement and diversification; and initiated work on improved soil, land, water, and forest management with community participation in project villages.


  • 265 SHG members, farmers & Village Development Committee (VDC) members from nine villages trained on legal literacy, ( on legislations such as the Chhattisgarh Panchayati Raj Act and Panchayat Extension to Scheduled Areas Act (PESA))
  • 1000 SHG memebrs, farmers and VDC members from 20 project villages trained on soil and water conservation techniques
  • 48 farmers belonging to seven project villages got inputs and extension services in SRI from Government & 13 members of one SHG got inputs for maize cultivation from Government
  • 15 plots of 15 households where 5% model developed; one masonry check dam developed; one pond renovated & six percolation tanks were developed.

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Project Type : Government


Project Donors and Partners

AXA Insurance Company India, Government of Chhattisgarh

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