Academy of Root Development  

Academy of Root Development
(Australia) Incorporated

Incorporated Association (NSW) INC9887920, ABN: 18 446 710 511
Endorsement as Deductible Gift Recipient


Australia: stageone@nrg.com.au

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Binda Devi

Binda Devi :
Age: 35
Caste: Schedule Caste (Harijan)
Education: Illiterate
Occupation: Family duties

Other family members:
Husband: Heara Manshi (40yrs)
Sister: Soniya Devi (17yrs)

Children: Rani (8yrs), Soni (7yrs), Suraj (3yrs), Munni (2yrs)
(One family member has migrated in search of employment)

Annual Family Income: Rs.8000 (AU$235)

Village Name: Malpa
Mohalla/Tola: Harijan Tola
Panchayat: Malpa
SHG Name: Ganga SHG



Health:
Binda's nutritional levels are poor.
Health services by herbal practioner
Home birth by untrained birth-attendant, with spacings of one year
.
Common diseases are malaria and diarrohea

Resources:
Water: groundwater from hand-pump
Toilet: open field
House structure: mud with thatched roof
Land Tenure: government lease
Loan Management: money lender
Total annual loan per member: Rs3000
Interest Rate: 10%pa

Status of 5 - 15 Age Group Children:
Number: 2 male, 2 female
Number attending School: nil
Number employed: nil

 

Self Help Groups enable members to develop alternatives to poverty and unemployment.

Urmila Devi

Urmila Devi :
Age: 22
Caste: Schedule Caste (Harijan)
Education: Illiterate
Occupation: Family duties

Other family members:
Husband: Ranjit Manshi (24yrs)
Children: Ranjan Kumar(Male, 2yrs)

Annual Family Income: Rs.8000 (AU$235)

Village Name: Berma
Mohalla/Tola: Harijan Tola
Panchayat: Malpa
SHG Name: Samundar SHG


Health:
Urmila's nutritional levels are poor.
Health services by herbal practioner
Home birth by untrained birth-attendant
.
Common diseases are fever, malaria and diarrohea

Resources:
Water: groundwater from hand-pump
Toilet: open field
House structure: mud with thatched roof
Land Tenure: government lease
Loan Management: money lender
Total annual loan per member: Rs2000
Interest Rate: 8%pa

Status of 5 - 15 Age Group Children:
Number: nil
Number attending school: nil
Number employed: nil

  Self Help Groups are a central strategy to all programmes developed and implemented by ARD.
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Academy of Root Development is a not-for-profit charitable organisation that aims to bring equity and opportunity to rural villages in Bihar, India