Goat rearing project:-

* Valerie THIBAULT


Goat Rearing & Livelihood Project :-

ORISSA, one of the poorest state in india :

*47% of people below the poverty line

*Extremely affected by climate change.

* Lack of access to productive assets and financial resources, illiteracy, limited health care and access to social system

* Microenterprise not enough developed.

* Women are the most disadvantaged.

ORISSA, one of the poorest state in india:-

The Olive Orissa does a great job!

* Since 2003

* Objective: to facilitate for self-sufficiency and development of all irrespective of caste, religion and gender

* Focus on vulnerable remote rural areas of Orissa

* Projects about health care, education, skills training, micro credit, food relief, relief to victims of natural calamities

* http://www.oliveorissa.org/

The Olive Orissa does a great job!:-

How was this project developed? :-

  • 1st Cooperation in 2009 as a volunteer.
  • Continuous cooperation
  • Decision to build a project together at the beginning of 2015.

Different alternatives studied::-

  • education
  • training
  • improvement of the living standards
  • farming

A project adapted to the needs of the community::-

  • Small land required
  • Not dependent on climatic conditions
  • Natural resources can be easily used as feed
  • Market demand for goat meat is increasing a lot (expected to be 5 times higher within next decade)
  • Tribal women like to take care of animals
  • The beneficiaries will get experience in this field and can then share this knowledge with other

A self sustained project: the first year

A self sustained project::-

  • The first beneficiaries can, from the second year onwards, pursue the project independently
  • each year they can sell 1-2 goats to cover the costs of the following year, and keep the rest
  • no money to be injected after that
  • new beneficiaries each year

The Olive Orissa will follow up the project and ensure some training and organisation

Who are the beneficiaries?

* No restriction of the project regarding age, ethnic origin, nationality or religious or political affiliation

* Target: poor tribal women because often unemployed and poor

The risks are taken into account

* Help of Dr Guru Prasad Mohanty and Dr Susanta Kumar Das, professors in Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology

* Training about the way to take care of goats (feed, clean shed, assist birth of new goats…)

* Vaccination and deworming schedule

* Theft of goats limited by constant care

* Supplemental food

What are the benefits for the community?

* Self-development

* Gives satisfaction to beneficiaries

* Show example and give motivation to children

What are the costs involved?

* ETWA will only cover for the costs for the first year, then self sustained

Description % EUR
Shed -18% -1090
Goats -47% -2788
Medication -3% -171
Feed -7% -425
Care taker -11% -636
Education -8% -456
Audit -4% -227
Insurance -3% -162
TOTAL -5955

How is the project managed

* Start from October 2015

* Manager is Olive Orissa, especially Susanta BEHERA

  • select beneficiaries
  • decide vaccination schedule
  • supervise shed construction
  • control budget
  • Organize audit
  • contract insurance
  • Thanks for your attention!

    Budget for the 2nd year

    *Balanced budget

    Description EUR
    Income after 1st year-sale of 50male goats on the market Denkhanal 2150
    Income after 1st year-sale of 14female goats(if necessary) 301
    Medication*2 -342
    Feed*2 -850
    Education -456
    Audit -227
    Insurance -162
    TOTAL 414