We are proud to nominate "Asha Thakur" as our next "Star Professional" under "Day out with a Star" platform at http://www.dayoutwithastar.com for helping us play with "Natural Holi Colors" this holi season. Contact us to request private one-to-one time with her to encourage her, learn from her and get inspired.
Chandra Kishore, Founder, Indian Environment Network http://www.paryavaran.com and "Day out with a Star" platform sat with Asha over a cup of virtual coffee on Facebook Live on February 7 10:00 AM India time/ Feb 6, 11:30 PM US EST. The interview was broadcasted on the facebook page http://www.facebook.com/dayoutwith . "Like" the page to get alerts when the interview goes LIVE.
Asha shared with us her knowledge of creating natural colors from flowers, leaves and roots; to play Holi in a safe and natural environment. We need to be kind not only to our environment but also to our body, shunning chemical colors being widely sold in the market. You have the opportunity to buy Natural colors from entrepreneur/farmers like Asha through the web-portal https://www.ekgaon.com/ our star partner.
We also talked with Asha about her life as a farmer and how adoption of mobile technology and web commerce is changing her and fellows farmers life in a very subtle way.
Asha Thakur lives deep in the countryside in a small village "Katangi" in Mandla District of Madhya Pradesh, India. She is the proud owner of 8 Acres of land and lives a very satisfying life with her family as an agricultural entrepreneur growing several crops and selling them at a good price, thanks to EkGaon. She gets site-specific farm advisory on her mobile phone including market rates and is able to sell her produce at a better price through EkGaon market access platform www.ekgaon.com.
Indian Environment Network brings together environment professionals from India working all over the world in 2000+ environment organizations. You are welcome to join it at http://www.paryavaran.com .
Ekgaon, http://www.ekgaon.com is a leading social enterprise in India that works with a vast range of bio-diverse community-based organic/natural food products using sustainable, equitable and ethical principles. They use state of the art technology, tools to connect to more then 25,000 farmers and over 50 artisan-producer organisations to bring over 190 premium food products to markets, ensuring quality assurance across the value chain.
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