We are an organization working towards the betterment and the empowerment of women and environment to lead a better tomorrow.

About Us

Women & Environment Development Society (WEDS)

WEDS has also taken up the soil and water conversation activities on large scale and as major step working in Koppal District in Karnataka

The WEDS Organization is working in 57 villages of Koppal District by having the local level organizations, SHG’s & JLG’s. At present, the organization is also taken up the Watershed Program from NABARD & covering over 800 hectors of land in Koppal taluk to help the small and marginal farmers and also the landless laborers in the Watershed covered villages. Besides this, the organization is also working with microfinance and manpower agency by supplying manpower to the local Government departments and also meeting the local demands by providing the services of manpower. With this, the SHG's families are leading a normal and dignified life in the society. The migration has been reduced and the family members are staying together to lead a normal life by taking up the income generation programs to earn their livelihood and to lead a dignified life.

Our focus areas


An integrated approach to build a equitable and empowered society


Mission & Vision



OUR VISION

Envisions towards the empowerment and the betterment of women and environment to lead and walk towards a better tomorrow.

OUR MISSION

To provide better opportunities like providing training and placements to women.To nurture the environment by taking in environmental friendly measures which leads a better world to the upcoming genereations.




Our Activities

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Quarantine Center

04-Jun-20

Quarantine Center facility has been made for the suspected and confirmed Covid-19 patients in Koppal by our NGO.During the pandemic situation many livelihoods were staked as they had no availability towards work, foodand shelter. Keeping this in mind our organization took a small step towards it and provided the facilitated qurantine centers.This saw a great success.

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Food preparation

04-Jun-20

Food preparation for the people staying in our quarantine in safe hygienic environment for distribution at Koppal. During the pandemic situation many livelihoods were staked as they had no availability towards work as well as food. Keeping this in mind our organization took a small step towards it and distributed food for the people quarantined.This saw a great success.

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Food distribution

04-Jun-20

Home cooked fresh food distribution to people staying in our quarantine center at Koppal.During the pandemic situation many livelihoods were staked as they had no availability towards work as well as food. Keeping this in mind our organization took a small step towards it and distributed food for the people quarantined.This saw a great success.

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Ration kit distribution

29-May-20

Individual families have been distributed the Ration Kits in Koppal city by WEDS team . During the pandemic situation many livelihoods were staked as they had no availability towards work as well as food. Keeping this in mind our organization took a small step towards it and distributed ration kits for the people .This saw a great success.

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Food Kit distribution drive

26-May-20

Individual families have been distributed the ration Kits in Koppal city.During the pandemic situation many livelihoods were staked as they had no availability towards work as well as food. Keeping this in mind our organization took a small step towards it and distributed ration kits for the people .This saw a great success.

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Development of Horticulture under the World Bank, watershed Program

15-Jun-19

During this program, the farmers were educated on growing of Mango and Sapota plants. The farmers were also educated on the pit digging, manure applying, staking, on the pest control and also on taking care of the plants including timely watering, etc. During this program, 360 farmers have been covered from 8 villages in 2 taluks.

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NABARD Jinnapura watershed project

17-Mar-18

We were able to get the watershed program from NABARD to cover 951 hectares of land for the treatment by covering 4 villages in Jinnapura and surrounding other 3 villages. In the initial stages, the household survey has been done in all the 4 villages and the total households covered are 650 nos. The net planning has been got completed in all the 951 hectares of land by covering 646 farmers in the watershed locality. The major objective of the watershed program is to have soil and water conservation and to improve the soil quality to have the more production with less water.

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Development of floriculture under watershed program

20-Jul-17

The second important project we are conducting is floriculture by covering 8 members in Koppal taluk under NABARD watershed project. All the 8 beneficiaries are planted jasmine, merry gold, and shevanthige and now the plants are yielding flowers and having good income. The marketing arrangements have been done and the agents themselves will come and collect the flowers from the field and the payment is done once in a week. The economic status of the beneficiaries has improved and the families are progressing well. Besides this, we have also helped these beneficiaries by providing cows to 4 members and the Ram bulla sheep to 4 members towards their livelihood activities. All the 8 beneficiaries have taken care of the animals and earning a good income and their economic status has improved a lot.

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IWMP watershed project

01-Apr-16

The IWMP project has been taken up during the period 2014 to 2016 to create awareness on animal husbandry and also conducting of health check-up camps for the animals in the selected villages of Kushtagi, Yalaburga, and Koppal taluks. The project has been taken from the watershed department, the government of Karnataka. During the period, 36 health checks up camps were conducted with the cooperation of the veterinary department. Before conducting the camps, the villages were selected and the handbills were got distributed and the dates were fixed to conduct the cams in the villages.

Members


Board Members

Mr. V. Chakrapani

Chairman

Mr. C.B. Mallikarjuna

Secretary

TEAM MEMBERS

Mr. V. Chakrapani, Chairman

Mr. Mardan Ali, Accountant / Computer Operator

Mr. D.R. Jagatap, Administrator

Mr. Manjunath H.

Mrs. Geetha, Community Organizer

Make a generous donation to help us reach more beneficiaries.

Account Number: 18012200141236

Bank: Syndicate Bank

Branch: Koppal

IFSC Code: SYNB0001801


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VOLUNTEER WITH US

We welcome volunteers to help us with training, graphic design and fundraising. For more information, mail us at wedskpl2002@gmail.com



Get in touch

Mailing Address

C/o H.N. Habeeb, Besides Syndicate Bank, Near Nagari House, Koppal, Behind Tikotikar Petrol Bunk, Koppal-583231

Email Address

wedskpl2002@gmail.com

Phone Number

9483066631, 08539-231422

Syndicate bank, Club road Near KSRTC Bus Stop, Sadashiva Nagar, Koppal, Karnataka 583231