Me, My Country, My Participation | Dr. Madhav Sathe | TEDxIPERBhopal
5 TREE DONATION PROGRAME
Reverse risk mitigation (non materialistic)
last year we planted 5 fruit trees in 1256 BPL families. Risk mitigations usually comes in picture only after calamity have occurred.
Suicide is the only option that farmers and farm labourers see when they are pushed to wall in drought.
Can there be a way to show a ray of hope and prevent these avoidable incidents. Yes, I am talking about farmers suicides due to drought. Rain or weather dependant farming is becoming very difficult due to climate change and many more reasons.
Marginal farmers and farm workers have nothing to fall back upon as they survive on daily meage earnings. Obviously they have zero savings. Stress of realities are so depressing that he prefers to embrace death.
This programme educates young, married couples about family planning, use of birth control measures.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), etc. as well as child development and parenting issues by means of informative films. Young girls are explained about the changes that occur during puberty, and informative discussions with mothers and daughters by the use of audiovisual shows.