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Village interaction by the trustee -
Apoorva Nayan Bajaj
Seeing is believing” is the demand of the era. Various exposures are conducted to expose people to the
need to develop and conserve Natural Resources and getting aware of various alternatives to do the same.
So far, community has been taken to Ahmed Nagar- Rahuri, Ralegaon Siddhi and Hivre Bazar. People have
been delighted to see the development work and have pledged to do the same in their villages.
Street plays are still popular in rural areas and is quit useful tool for mass
motivation along with recreation. Series of street plays have been
conducted in the program villages of Deoli Block. The theme of the play was
“Pani Aarva- Jivan Jarva” i.e. conserve water and Save life. The objective of
the play was to motivate and aware people about the benefits of water
conservation activity. Detail information regarding the implementation and
benefits has been provided to the villagers by professional artist through
street play. Women participation in the street play is significant.
Capacity building through
Pani-Aarva, Jivan Jarva-
A Street play for motivating and
enlightening people towards
water conservation activity
Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) is an extremely important tool in development planning. It helps in understanding people’s perspective on
village issues and helps to build upon local knowledge and information for interventions related to these issues. Participation of community in
identifying and suggesting solutions of the problems of the village not only makes the project design more relevant and appropriate, but also
results in empowering people.
Believing strongly in PRA as a tool for planning and empowerment, KJBF has conducted PRA in 30 villages, preparing Micro plan for all
these 30 villages on water conservation and agriculture
KJBF firmly believes in participatory approaches and full participation of
community in the development project cycle. Project trainings are
organised in order to develop a better understanding of the process,
strategy, quality and monitoring of the programme being implemented.
This helps people to get more involved in the programmatic aspects as
also develop ownership, leading to sustainability of the benefits
Trainings are provided to the community and village volunteers on various issues related to concept of the development process, participatory approach,
ownership, SHGs promotion and Institution building process. The training programmes are organised at both levels- village level as also institutional
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