Utkarsh- livelihood projects
Protecting the nature and people close to nature is one of our mission done through Utkarsh.We have multiple projects to bring the Tribal population on par with main stream by supporting their livelihood without disturbing the nature. Some of the major projects are
Mission Umbrella – Protecting the Vanavasi’s from torrential rain with tarpaulin sheets across Tribal settlements Karnataka and Kerala Boarder forest areas.
Mission Warmth – Distributing Blankets across Tribal settlements before the winter season
Learning Centers – Three Learning centers towards upliftment of Tribal Women, providing basic trainings on Computers and Tailoring, so that they are not alienated from mainstream. This makes youth and mothers employable to sustain their livelihood and also provide them with knowledge on healthcare and education opportunities.
Plant a Tree – Protecting the environment through tree plantation drives, river rejuvenation projects and initiatives like natural alternatives to plastics.
Uthishta sponsored a resource center @ Iritty operated by Kerala Vanavasi Vikasa Kendram providing free computer and tailoring classes for tribal and economically weaker section of society.
Yet another resource center sponsored by Uthishta was inaugurated at Iruligara Doddi, Kootagal Hobli, Ramnagara District, operated by Vanavasi Kalyan providing free tailoring classes for triba
Mission Umbrella implementation is progressing, while the Monsoon is setting in. The glow of happiness we see in the eyes of each recipient of our “shelter/umbrella” is our success.
The severe flood in kerala was an overwhelming shock to all as it caused devastation of farmlands, destruction of houses and complete damage to all house hold items, clothes and everything.
With the collective efforts again, #Team_Uthishta sent one truck of flood relief materials to Wayanad.
We will continue on our mission