EMPOWERS THE POOREST TO CREATE LIVELIHOODS, BOOST INCOME AND INSPIRE PERMANENT CHANGE

Together We Can Make Difference

Nirdhan, a not-for-profit charitable organisation was founded in 2011 and started by working with the poorest of poor people in the rural areas of West Bengal. We provided livelihood promotion programme through backyard poultry farming to the men and women of the villages who were below the poverty line according to international standards.

 

Nirdhan team are working with over 11,500 very poor home-farmers/households across 5 locations involving 1,100 villages and 66,000 family members and have a total team of 60.
POULTRY DEVELOPMENT

POULTRY DEVELOPMENT

Helping families earn an income from raising chickens…
AGRI-MANAGEMENT

AGRI-MANAGEMENT

Helping families earn an income from responsible farming …
GOATERIES

GOATERIES

Helping families earn an income from rearing goats…          
We are helping

Over 17,500 Very Poor Families

across 5 locations involving 1,400 villages and 80,000 family members and have a total team of 60
1489
NUMBER OF VILLAGES
89355
NO. OF PEOPLE IMPACTED
79468
NO. OF POULTRY TOOLKIT
17871
NO. OF FARMERS
MEET

SOME OF OUR FARMERS

KALYANI

KALYANI

Kalyani is 30 and married with two children aged 8 and 10 years. She started her poultry enterprise with Nirdhan in May 2015 and since then has built a small
KAMALA

KAMALA

Kamala is 36 and has three children, one of whom has a brain tumour. Her husband is a daily-wage labourer and prior to her poultry enterprise with Nirdhan their household
AKINA

AKINA

Akina is 50 and is married with seven daughters. She and her husband Hajrat used to work as agricultural labourers, earning about Rs.100/- each per day. Hajrat also owns a
NISHIKANTA

NISHIKANTA

Nishikanta is 45 and he registered for AMS in June 2014. He has a small plot of land, part of which he leases to another local farmer, as he could

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