Do what you can, with what you have, where you are -Theodore Roosevelt


Organic Farming: The youth of rural communities are increasingly moving out of traditional vocations of farming and agri-allied activities; Reason being the dejected soils resulting from the over


use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides over the past five to six decades, receding water levels and the high production costs of chemical farming due to de-regularization of fertilizers by the



TI-SMDT is working towards sensitizing these village youth towards understanding their inherent strengths and abilities to service the ever-increasing urban food markets. Self-help groups are

also installing vermi compost production units, the training for which is imparted by the trust. The compost is not only enabling the village women towards financial security but has a cascading

effect on their children’s education, healthcare and nutrition.


Another project aimed at improving access to affordable healthcare and employment is the sanitary pad production project. The same are sold at affordable rates to the village womenencouraging the use of safe and hygienic measures.


Donate and help us reach out to more farmers to spread the message of organic farming or help us reach out to many more women with these affordable sanitary pads or volunteer with us.



Our Work :



We understand that social change is driven by the economic status of the villagers. Better income levels will ensure that the parents send their children to schools spend on nutritional diets,

access medical and healthcare facilities and will generally have a broader outlook. As such, empowering the youth and working populace of the villages forms the crux of all developmental work


We have initiated an organic farming model for the agricultural populace in the 51 wadis where the trust works. Farmers are sensitized about the benefits and long term gains of engaging in

Organic farming, suitable trainings are provided at the trusts organic farm. Buy back arrangements are provided to farmers as a marketing support for the organic produce grown on their fields.

Fresh fruits, vegetables, pulses and cereals are being grown by farmers in Shrirampur taluka which are being supplied to households directly in Pune.



Women self-help groups are promoted to set up vermicomposting projects, the marketing support for which is provided by the trust.

The trust lays equal emphasis on conservation of natural habitats and resources. Through check dams, rainwater harvesting and water shed development we have addressed water conservation

in Ahmednagar and Umarkhed district in Maharashtra.


By engaging the youth and women of the villages in sustainable employment activities we are ensuring that the various efforts to build a socio-economically stable society are complemented.