Sustainable Livelihood Project for Marginalized Farmers
KKF started working with the insolvent farmers of the northern region in order to solve the prevalent agriculture related problems as well as to innovate a circular economic system through which selected group of farmers shall help in growing one or more untapped farmers, alongside improving their own condition.
In Bangladesh during monsoon season, floods occur frequently in the river deltas and affects people life drastically. The unpredictable timing and magnitude of this natural disaster ends to leave low-income farmers in financial distress, as most small-scale agricultural operations are funded using debt. Crop failure prevents them from repaying their debt, restricting access to further loans in the future unless very high interests are paid. Few good harvests can wipe off past debt, but the cruel cycle begins again once flood hits. The delta areas farmers seem to be engaged in a real-life game of snakes and ladders, with few escaping the clutches of poverty.