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.

Herbal Immune Booster

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The Community Health team from Pitchandikulam Forest distributes herbal immune booster (Kabhasura kudineer) in various villages in the Kaluveli Bioregion. We created awareness of COVID-19 prevention and making herbal decoction among the communities. We covered almost 3000 people benefited in four village panchayath in the region. This is supported by QSA-Australian Aid.

The plant Nursery Training at CFC:

Annai Nursery at CFC conducted Nursery training to women group from Kollumedu village near Kurumpuram forest.

The women are trained by Nursary women members to do composting, soil mixing, plants cutting,seed prabagation method and filling packtes, they also thought about how to identify plants and their uses during the training. This program is supported by the Pitchadikulam forest project DAP .

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.

Ethnoveterinary workshop at Kollumedu 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 and farmers and distributed them.

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