Tribal Development

Involving in Tribal Development

The tribal communities are generally not integrated with other communities and still have strong traditions and cultural behaviors.

The tribals in target area make a living mainly from the minor forest produce. This is often seasonal and channeled through the Forest Department.

Palm 2 forms village development committees to identify possibilities for a better income through government schemes.

  • To enter tribal villages through early childhood development and engage the parents and promote pre school and primary education.
  • To form and strengthen 15 Village Development Committees and coordinate monthly meetings for improvement of infrastructure , educational and cultural habits and practice sramadana.
  • To open Bank accounts and promote an internal saving system in the VDC.
  • To guide the 15 VDC’s towards democratic self operation through leadership and skill development programs and facilitate improved knowledge of tribal rights through expertize.
  • To motivate the villagers to utilize all the available government Schemes.

Some challenges encountered are:

  • –       illiteracy
  • –       unawareness of government schemes
  •        Ignorance of basic rights
  •        malnourishment
  • –       social, economic  and cultural isolation
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