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Nurturing Nature: How WhatsApp Support Transformed Sampath Kumar's Agricultural Journey

Human Impact Stories
19 February, 2024
10:07 AM

Explore how Sampath Kumar's reliance on WhatsApp support from Cauvery Calling reshaped his farming approach, leading to a sustainable and prosperous future.

Nurturing Nature: How WhatsApp Support Transformed Sampath Kumar's Agricultural Journey

In the verdant expanse of Netgodu Village, Belur Taluka, Hassan District, Sampath Kumar embarked on a transformative journey to rejuvenate his land and secure a sustainable livelihood. Faced with low yields from traditional crops like Ragi, Jowar, and Potatoes due to sparse rainfall, Sampath turned to alternative methods, seeking guidance from the Karnataka Forest Department and YouTube tutorials.

However, Sampath soon discovered the Cauvery Calling initiative, which further enriched his journey towards sustainable farming. Through interactions with the Cauvery Calling team and joining their farmer WhatsApp group, Sampath learned about government schemes and incentives available for tree-based agriculture.

When faced with insect problems threatening his Mahogany trees, Sampath found invaluable support from the Cauvery Calling community. By sharing his concerns in the WhatsApp group, he received timely advice and solutions, ultimately overcoming the borer insect infestation and nurturing his saplings back to health.


Grateful for the assistance received, Sampath not only retained all his saplings but also shared his success story with friends, referring them to the Cauvery Calling WhatsApp group for support. With an eye towards the future, Sampath envisions further diversification of his land with intercropping, aiming for sustainable income generation.

Sampath Kumar's journey epitomizes the power of community support and sustainable practices in agriculture. Through initiatives like Cauvery Calling, farmers like him are not only transforming their land but also fostering a greener, more prosperous future for generations to come.

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