Bringing back
living waters and soil in the Nilgiris through
sustainable practices. 

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

OUR WORK

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FARMING PROGRAMME

Bringing back living soil  through organic, natural, biodynamic farming

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WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME

Improving women's socio-economic conditions through skill building

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 HEALTH & WELLNESS PROGRAMME

Recovering health of families through better nutritional and healing practices

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ECO-CLUB PROGRAMME

Increasing environmental awareness among middle school children

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TRIBAL WELFARE INITIATIVE

Providing basic amenities for

low-income families

OUR IMPACT

01

Set up two resource and training centres for farmers

02

800 women 
benefitted through skill development

03

Implemented a FAO project for growing aromatic plants

04

Published a handy book on organic farming for school children

05

Per capita income of farmers increased by 400%

06

200 herb kitchen gardens established in villages

07

400 women trained through community health initiatives

08

Eco-clubs set up in 10 schools

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Testimonials

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Sangeetha
Tailor

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.

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Yogi Vinoth Kumar
Reiki Teacher

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. 

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Sreedevi Lakshmi Kutty
Co-founder, Biobasics

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.

News & Updates

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