I am Chitralekha Patil from Alibag and me and my colleagues run an organization called CFTI (Center for transforming India). We are a 12 an organization and also approved by Niti Ayog.
The Nisarga cyclone hit Raigad district like no other cyclone ever before. The already stressed District of Raigad was badly affected by poverty due to the Covid 19 pandemic. Because most people here lived in tourism and fishing. But both these industries were completely closed during the lockdown. And to add to this crisis 'Nisarga' attacked Raigad district destroying many homes, light poles, trees. And trees like coconut, beetle nut, etc which were a huge and probably the only source of income for the people here.
We are CFTI here pledge to raise Rs 5 crores. This money will go to the respective local village gram panchayats and even individual families who have had major losses. The money will also be given to coconut and betel nut farmers for replantation who lost as many many 40 40 trees of 25 years.
The funds will be given to each Group gram village in their official account for relief work Plus in farmers and people's accounts. Per family 5 thousand