living waters and soil in the Nilgiris through
The Earth Trust is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to regenerating and reviving the Nilgiris ecosystem in the Western Ghats, India. Our initiatives focus on creating sustainable livelihoods through organic and natural farming practices, women's health and wellness, environmental education, and basic amenities for vulnerable communities.
Bringing back living soil through organic, natural, biodynamic farming
WOMEN EMPWOWERMENT PROGRAMME
Improving women's socio-economic conditions through skill building
HEALTH & WELLNESS PROGRAMME
Recovering health of families through better nutritional and healing practices
Increasing environmental awareness among middle school children
TRIBAL WELFARE INITIATIVE
Providing basic amenities for
Set up two resource and training centres for farmers
benefitted through skill development
Implemented a FAO project for growing aromatic plants
Published a handy book on organic farming for school children
Per capita income of farmers increased by 400%
200 herb kitchen gardens established in villages
400 women trained through community health initiatives
Eco-clubs set up in 10 schools
Learning Tailoring from The Earth Trust gave me a sense of purpose and emotional stability. It serves as a therapy during a difficult phase in life, and sustains my little family financially, and from the safety of my own home and villages.
Yogi Vinoth Kumar
I am happy to express my appreciation about Earth Trust’s selfless service in Nilgiris in empowering small farmers,improving ecology and boosting immunityof resident by cultivating organic vegetables, and supporting small farmers who produce millets, oils, herbs, and honey.
Sreedevi Lakshmi Kutty
Working with Earth Trust women farmers is perfectly aligned with Bio Basics's goal of providing safe, sustainably grown, local, organic food to consumers whole providing a fair livelihood to the growers. We have also facilitated support for one of the seed savers in Earth Trust as we would like to promote seed saver farmers.