Large stretches of agricultural lands were damaged after the tsunami. The standing crops were destroyed and land became unfit for cultivation due to the influx of sea water. Our centre decided to work long term in the restoration of agricultural lands .
Fifteen training programmes on organic cultivation of paddy, black gram and groundnut were conducted for 413 farmers from 26 villages of Nagapattinam and Pondicherry.
Forty selected farmers have been organized under the organic farmers group named “Udhayanila”, meaning "Rising Moon" .
Fifteen vermicompost tanks have been constructed. Thirteen in Sithivinayagapuram and one each in Iruvakollai and Vembadi village.
A booklet “Tsunamiyum vivasayikalin maruvazhvum”, a compilation of the experiences of various NGOs in tsunami affected areas has been published in Tamil.