Another 250 families engage in the Grow your own Food Project totalling 750 families over the three years.
A manual on organic manure making has been translated in Orya and distributed to the villagers as a reference guide.
The average supplementary income was found in the range between Rs.6000 to 9000. This is after consumption.
Decreased water use
New grass-roots techniques on enrichment of soils, drought tolerant vegetables, etc.have been adopted.
All gardens have the Grow your Own placard and beneficiaries have led the way in demonstrating techniques and have become the advocates for the project on market days.