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Moringa Project (formerly Traditional Healthcare) Datam
Moringa Project (formerly Traditional Healthcare) Datam
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Datam, Jharkhand, IN
Climate zone:
Wet/Dry Tropical

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Moringa Project (formerly Traditional Healthcare) Datam

Project Type

Rural, Commercial, Community, Philanthropic aid, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

Moringa Project (formerlyTraditional Healthcare) is an Australian not-for-profit charitable organisation committed to the development of sustainable healthcare facilities for underprivileged communities. We believe that sustainable healthcare facilities can be achieved by incorporating: Cost effective holistic and traditional medicines and therapies, Sustainable architecture, renewable energy, and principles of permaculture, Community involvement and education. These principles guide us to build facilities that can be maintained by the community, who will take over the operation, community education, and growth of each clinic once complete.

Project Description

Our current project is the construction of a clinic in the remote village of Datam in the state of Jharkhand.  

The project incorporates sustainable architecture and and the development of a small organic farm based on permaculture design principles.

The Datam clinic will include:

- an education hall

- spaces for training locals to become skilled practitioners

- accommodation for the volunteers and employees

- a health clinic with room for 14 beds and an emergency room

- a dispensary for herbs and homeopathic medicines.

The facility will be built with a focus on renewable energies using wind power, bio gas generators, water turbines and solar panels. This will provide Datam with the knowledge and tools to sustain themselves environmentally, economically, and socially.

This project will allow villagers to develop micro-businesses and will serve as an important regional education centre for health and wellbeing, renewable energies and permaculture and organic farming.




Work on buildings nears finish

Traditional Healthcare project in Datam. Roof construction commences January 2012.

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