Trees can help people in many different ways; they help facilitate water, they provide shelter and warmth, food and nutrition and can also provide a valuable income. At SCAD we are planting trees for all of these things. SCAD help farmers with their irrigation systems, especially helping them to perform drip irrigation, which enables the trees to grow in this harsh, almost desert, climate.
Good trees can also provide an income for their timber as long as there is a way of making sure that they can be re planted. The people of Tamil Nadu have been experiencing the effects of climate change for many...
Welcome to Social Change and Development, also known as SCADcharity!
We are an Indian Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) based in Tamil Nadu, South India.
For the last 27 years we have been doing outreach work empowering rural communities and facilitating sustainable development.
We work in communities in many different ways offering services in education, health, financial support, income generation programmes, farming and skills training, such as sewing, weaving and pottery.
We also have many initiatives to protect the natural environment and we are dedicated to supporting and empowering...