Asha (Association for Social and Humanize Action) is initiated in 1994 and working with Scheduled Tribe (Koya) community from the inception. Asha works on 3 themes (EEE) EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT AND EMPOWEREMENT in 10 Grama Panchayaths of Chinturu Mandal of Khammam district, Andhra Pradesh. We wish to share our CONCERN and ACTIVITIES through this blog to the partners and community. We always welcome feedback support from viewers.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
NTFP IN CHINTURU Mandal:
NTFP: SEEKAI, SOAPNUT, TAMARIND, MOHVA FLOWER and HILL BROOMGRASS, Bamboo vinnowing Baskets: middleman at Road side near Tulasipakala village. All Rajahmundry/Bhadrachalam buses take holt here to fecilitate passengers (Urban) to buy the requirements. Local tribal community collects these Non Timber Forest Produce (NTFP) from village sarroundings, natural forests and sale them to middleman at low price. Some times this middleman goes to the tribal villages and bring the NTFP. Value addition to these items will fatch more income to local tribal community.