Newsletter

August 2017

Being a progressive farmer, Eramma; our farmer beneficiary from Karnataka had always been passionate about cultivating her land into a fruitful one. She had been previously growing various vegetables along with practicing dairy work but couldn’t earn a good living. As a solution towards self-reliance and income generation for Eramma, SankalpTaru Foundation encouraged her for agroforestry. We also helped her plant guava saplings under the Project- Hasiru Sankalpa. Water scarcity had continuously... Read more

June-July 2017

Working with a vision of developing a lush-green and bio-diverse sustainable world, SankalpTaru Foundation launched India’s First Tree Helpline Number. The initiative is a unique concept to instigate a platform for environmental conservation. Currently launched in 8 Cities, we are looking forward for active participation of the citizens. The helpline number was introduced with an aim of involving communities to rescue the city’s environmental treasure. As an individual, anyone can take a lead... Read more
Project Jeevika, a Rural Livelihood Support Program initiated by CMA CGM Group in association with SankalpTaru Foundation aimed at planting 2500+ trees in the arid region of Baramati, Maharashtra. The project was instigated to overcome the change in biotic pressures and scanty rainfall in Baramati. Through this horticulture based plantation, farmers that are willing, environmentally conscious and who have gone through a screening process, are given ownership of the fruit bearing trees. The... Read more
To maintain the business authenticity and a balance of economic, environmental and social imperatives, thyssenkrupp Elevator India Pvt. Ltd. (tkEl) in collaboration with SankalpTaru Foundation pledged to make Earth greener and cleaner. The Project Protect Green Cities aimed towards planting 2000 tress in 6 Indian cities. The plantation campaign was an employee engagement activity, mobilizing individuals to connect with the nature. Spreading greenery with tkEl, SankalpTaru Foundation... Read more
At SankalpTaru, we solely believe in giving back to the nature in the form of thriving trees. Perpetuating the beauty of Himalayas, we pledged to plant trees at ecologically fragile hills of Uttarakhand. With a holistic approach of sustaining the environment, the program aimed at planting fruit and fodder bearing trees, resulting with a social impact of adding a huge number of beneficiaries to the project. While supporting the rural livelihood, we also intend towards promoting women empowerment... Read more
‘Art is making something out of nothing’, proved correctly by Murugesan, our farmer beneficiary. Sustaining his life in Thiruvellar, Tamil Nadu, Murugesan has grown a mango orchard on his land which was otherwise lying ideal due to the scarcity of water and proper irrigation system. While receiving a regular assistance from SankalpTaru in his initiative, Murugesan could successfully inculcate healthy sustainable alternatives for farming issues on his land. It has now become completely... Read more

May 2017

Project Harit Udaan has been expected to bear its fruits by the November of 2017. The year, indeed, promises results which would eventually bring smiles on the faces of our farmers. The project Harit Udaan by HMSI in association with SankalpTaru, is all set to bear fruits by November, 2017. As Steve Maraboli once said, “Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love, it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature”. And as we look back at the journey of Harit Udaan, it... Read more
The Times Group shot a documentary based on the recent developments of SankalpTaru Foundation. Its highly-thought integration of rural development with technological advancement. It has been a special month. With outstanding developments happening across the states of the Foundation’s functioning, one of the largest group came forward to record the happenings, especially its contribution in the upgrading of the rural livelihood by planting trees. It talks about the few-clicks online program... Read more
When faced with the challenge of converting the semi-arid land into prosperous and crop bearing one, Pitambar Dutt of Kuthambur village, Alwar District, Rajasthan, took it with a brave heart. SankalpTaru helped him plant the pomegranate seeds under the project Harit Udaan, powered by HMSI. The orchards have developed and are growing exponentially. A major challenge faced by the Honda and SankalpTaru team, was in the scarcity of water. The water table was also way beyond the expectation... Read more

April 2017

Society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in”- This Greek proverb hold its literal meaning in this case. Tashi Lakshit,83, who lives in a small Nimmo village of Ladakh district is a living inspiration. She says, she might not be around when these trees would be bearing fruits but she wants to plant and gift these trees for future generations. Passionate about nature and environment, she believes in giving back to mother nature. SankalpTaru has... Read more