Pillur Unit

This unit initiated during 2007-08, operates with minimum resources in the Pillur valley. Pillur is an ecologically sensitive area and NTFP resource rich region. Despite the presence of a Hydel dam here, agriculture is rainfed for these tribal communities. The region is in the rain shadow area and has the presence of wild elephants, often

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Pudukad Unit

Parallel to the time of Thumbithakad, a Kurumba girl “Shuseela” took lots of initiatives to start up this center at Coonoor slopes, and this center was also started during 2005-06. This is a center of pivot for honey, balms, soaps and pickles. Originally all value addition work begun in a rented tribal residence and gradually

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Hasanur – Thumbithakadu Unit

This centre was started during 2005-06, traditionally called as Melseemai, this falls very much in the Sathyamangalam forest division, which is one of the largest area and also for largest volume of NTFP’s being collected in Tamil Nadu. Predominantly, Irula tribal community lived centuries. Traditional millet farming, cattle herding and NTFP collection for trading happens

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Kumbaya

Samaj Pragati Sahayog, a grassroots organization working in the backward tribal regions of Dewas, Madhya Pradesh, under the brand Kumbaya, makes a range of Indian and western casual wear, duvets, patchwork cushion covers, table and bed linen, curtains, wall hangings and different types of bags and rucksacks.

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