Market at Lothugadda junction [ Every Tuesday] 30.4.2019.

This one bundle of Adda leaf she sold @ Rs.270/-
Middle man [Crowd holding the bundles] or 2nd users who resale in cities or make leaf plate on their own bargain for low price pressurize and confuse them to get at low price.
One basket of Tamarind cost Rs.1500/- [Seeded]
Each heap of any vegetable cost Rs.20/- . very cheap and very fresh.

Monthly review meeting at Intalurivaagu [05.5.2019] PNF

Review meeting of Mothugudem area 3 villagers participated: Discussed about Value addition to Adda leaf -Biodegradable plate, processing of Fox tail Millet, Process of obtaining CFRA- Training to youth on leadership qualities.
Mr. Vanthala Prasad with a model CFRA manual prepared by ITDA, Bhadrachalam [Mr. G.Suresh] for Yerragondapakala village.

My Old memories working with Chaitanya Shravanthi, Gudem 1983.

A Teak Plantation on route from Chintapalli to Gudem – snow at 7.45am on April 30th
Gudem entering
Mess for all staff members called as “ANNAPURNA” 1985
Ratchabanda : Quite a number of training’s and meetings from local to central level were organized on this Ratcha banda.
Mr. Laikon, He joined as assistant to Sri. Gopalrao garu, incharge of dairy unit. still he is with organization
Colleagues me, Sankuraiah and Laikon
Ratcha Banda and two Jack-fruit trees.
Training – accommodation center.
Directors house: Mrs. V.B. Mani used stay in this house. I have written a number of proposals, reports here in this beautiful house along with Sri. V.B.Chandrasekharan [My guru]
GOLGHAR [Round house] meant for women workers meetings and office purpose. but less used.
Our Chaitanya Shravanti Office. I am used sleep in this office along with Mr. V.Ramesh after working late nights up to 12.30 tallying accounts, sometimes typing proposals etc; etc;.
Late Mani memorial

LEGAL AWARENESS PROGRAMME at VODIYA CAMP 28th March, 2019.

Legal Awareness Programme organized at Vodiya Camp on 28th March, 2019. Sri. Baalu Akkisa, President, Centre for Rights attended the meeting as Resource person. CFRA,FRA, MGNREGA, RTI, RTE, PESA and other related acts, laws, rules explained to the community. 57 members from 6 villages attended the meeting. Local issues were discussed and planed to work together for getting resolved.

Leaf cup, plate making training at RTP-NIRDPR,Hyd

19 women members identified from 4 villages of SEED DIVISION Project brought to Rural Technology Park, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayath Raj, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad for training on Leaf cup, Plate making. The training organized in collaboration with RTP-NIRDPR from 23rd to 25th January, 2019. Participant beneficiaries are very happy to spend 3 days in such a sophisticated institute and interaction with different kinds of people from various countries who have been attending different courses in the Institute. Trainees are equipped with required skill to manufacture Bamboo sheath, Adda Leaf, Moduga leaf cups plates and marketing. This training is conducted by M/s Annapurna Cottage Industries, Hyderabad. They promised to buy finished or stitched cups, plates from the trainees.