Sometimes the problems seem so huge and it is difficult to imagine quite how we can make a real difference. The important thing to remember is that by making a donation you become a partner with may other donors. Even small amounts can produce truly effective results in the field.

On the MANGRO Project,

£5 will cover the cost of 25 saplings

£6 pays for a study trip for a student to the Forest Reserve at Bhitarkanika

£10 pays for 50 copies of the Eco-clubs newsletter

£50 pays for training for 35 Self-help Group members

£250 will train 300 children in looking after their tree nurseries

£700 covers a year’s salary for one of the Mangrove Forest Worker


On the Baliga Trust Projects

£10 pays for six days training each year for schoolteachers so they are better able to give support to remedial children

£30 pays for art materials for one centre for a year

£125 will buy books for one centre’s library

£600 will cover the cost of a part-time music and drama teacher for10 centre



£5 will buy 5 books for the library

£25 will pay for a simple microscope, or a pair of sturdy binoculars

£100 will pay to run a compost-making or grafting workshop, so another ten or twelve people can take the skills back to their village and pass on what they have learnt to others

£750 will pay for the printing costs of one of our new Eco-Club Modules


On the CKD ACTION Project

£10 will pay for raising 25 saplings in a tree nursery which can then be used for a Village Forest Garden

£60 pays set up a Village Seed Bank and to train two people to look manage it

£225 will pay for training 50 farmers in improved environment-friendly methods of growing rice