Help Paderu Tribal farmers to boil and polish turmeric | Milaap
Help Paderu Tribal farmers to boil and polish turmeric
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of Rs.1,50,000
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  • Narayana

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    Narayana
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    This fundraiser will benefit

    Satya

    from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

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Turmeric is one of the multiple crops cultivated by tribal farmers of Paderu agency area. Conventionally cultivated with minimal inputs since ages, the region produces a unique variety of turmeric with high curcumin content. However, the traditional methods of post harvest practices involving boiling and manual polishing, labour intensive as it is erodes the value for the final product. A simple intervention of providing these farmers with small scale boilers and polishers can reduce drudgery, while improving the product value thereby enabling them to earn better income. 

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