KSLWF-Kaluveli Sustainable Livelihood Women Federation

To provide and promote Sustainable livelihood to the communities  within the Kaluveli bio-region in Tamil Nadu,The Kaluveli is triangular watershed stretches from 10 km North West of Tindivanam to Marakkanam to the Auroville plateau, and covers an area of 740 sq. km. or 25,000 ha. During the monsoons runoff water reaches the Kaliveli floodplain (which is the lowest point within the watershed) via an intricate network of tanks and channels.

Ethnoveterinary workshop at kanimedu village preparing herbal masala ball for cattle

The herbal remedies help all our health issues of humans, not only human also cattle, traditionally the cattle health issues cured by many herbal remedies…Last 20 years we repromoting ethnoveterinary herbal practice among the cattle holders and farmers. Around 35  herbs are collected locally and added important spices and making small, it is called “Herbal masala urandai ” for cattle immune system. improvement, prevention of health issues. We trained Kanimedu village women , farmers and distributed them.This program is supported by DAP project.

Environment leadership and skill development program

Training and workshop on herbal medicine, food, wellness beauty care, plant nursery raising and herbal health drink under Pitchandikulam forest  support by  DAP- ANCP creating environment leadership  and skill development of  rural women from five districts in Tamil Nadu, India

Aim of the training program :

The rural women are aware of their local resources and conserve and use sustainable way to their family health and slowly creat entrepreneurship skill to do simple herbs recipes for their livelihood

Key faculty: Parvathy Nagarajan

Resource: Amirtha Herbals and Meera Herbal Food and Annai nursery

Pitchandikulam Forest Hosts Herbal Workshop for the Rainy and Winter Season

This is audio of workshop held in pitchandikulam forest.

After a few days of rain, the morning of Saturday, 24 November, opened with perfect skies, temperatures and vibrant plants for Pitchandikulam’s workshop which included a forest walk and a visit to their medicinal herb garden and nursery, where Ms Parvathi identified forest plants, taught about their health benefits and the easy ways we can use them in everyday life.