Sustainable Livelihood Development

Adani Foundation’s intervention to support sustainable livelihood generation promotes growth and development of all sections of the society. It empowers lives and broadens people’s scope for economic opportunities through community-based approaches.

Its work is driven by the belief that a society made of empowered individuals with a decent standard of living leads to overall prosperity and development of the nation. The Foundation builds social capital by promoting self-help groups, supporting initiatives towards preservation of traditional art and organizing skill development training. Specific programmes are designed for fishermen communities, farmers and cattle owners, youth and women.

Over 40,000 person-days of work provided as supplementary livelihood opportunity to fisherfolk families.

Quality of life of 10,650 fisherfolk families improved with the Adani Foundation's support.

600 farmers supported for Drip irrigation covering 1600 Ha of land

5,211 farmers benefited from the SRI technique covering 9,446 acres of land

900 Vermi Compost Beds and 200 Home BioGas Plants being used

More than 800 women from 114 SHGs are earning their livelihood through various income generation activities

A total of 6 Livestock development centres have been established to reach out to the rural cattle breeders covering more than 10,000 families across 4 locations

Sustainable Livelihood Initiatives

Animal Husbandry

Cattle are like family members for a farming community. Most of the families in the villages keep cows and buffaloes for milk as well as for manure through their dung. This Project started with an objective of improving the breed of these animals through various support and services which include:

  • Artificial insemination
  • Infertility treatment
  • Deworming
  • Feedstock demonstration
  • Vaccinations

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Facilitating Co-operatives and Companies

Adani Foundation is facilitating farmers and women entrepreneurs to register as federations, such as companies and producer clubs. For example, the women’s Co-operative Mahila Udayami Bahuddheshiy Sahakari Samiti Limited (MUBSS) is a rural co-operative whose members include 250 tribal women from 10 villages of Parsa in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh.

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Strengthening Women’s Self-Help Groups

Adani Foundation prides itself in facilitating home-based and other entrepreneurial ventures of women in their bid to be self-reliant. It imparts thorough training to help improve production techniques, accounting and book keeping practices as well as branding, packaging and marketing support. From the women entrepreneurs of Vizmart, Vizhinjam to the members of numerous self-help groups in Mundra, Dahej, Hazira, Kawai, Dhamra, Raigarh and Raipur,

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Sustainable Agriculture

Agriculture is the backbone of our economy and a major source of livelihood for rural populations. Adani Foundation works with farmers to upgrade their skills and equip them with organic techniques, such as System of Rice Intensification (SRI), so that they can earn a higher amount sustainably out of their lands or take up different agribusinesses.

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