CCD N. India
We will promote “health literacy” by making people in poor, central Indian forest tracts aware of basic health-nutrition concepts in Hindi language, through e-portal, PDF file, U-Tube video clips, e-helper primary aid. & sell Spice , herbal seeds for tribal healthcare & seeds & saplings.
Kitchen herbal garden (KHG) comprises of 10-12 local herb species & the poor families are thought home remedies from it for primary healthcare. This saves about 50% of health expenses. The program makes patients award of causes of their ill health & empowers them to cure these.Traditional medicine is forgotten & discussed in its source are as but misused/pirated elsewhere. This is evident from the growth in herbal medicines world wide especially in metros & amongst the urban elite.
CCD promoted a herbal medicine company named Gram Moolige Co. Ltd. (GMCL i.e. village herbs) with shareholding by rural women gatherer groups alone. These are landless laborer & gather herbs in dry season when farming ceases. Its now profitably sells raw drugs by avoiding middlemen & also manufacturing-selling herbal medicines.