Background: Geriakula

Our project

  • A basic irrigation system will enable Geriakula's farmers to grow 2 instead of 1 crop a year. This will bring them more food security and income. The first step is to excavate 2 derelict ponds and build check dams constructions.

Project background

Village facts

  • The local government has introduced the Panchayati Raj system in the project areas for collective action of people of rural areas for undertaking development initiatives. But it is the reality that the elected tribal leaders in the Panchayats...

  • Geriakula is a small village in the state of West Bengal , in the eastern part of India. The primary occupation of the villagers is subsistence agriculture, livestock production and horticulture.

  • The inhabitants of Geriakula are predominantly tribal and indigenous community people.