Sustainable Livelihood | Success Story

Farmers Awarded for their Best Effort in the Agriculture Practices

Farmers Awarded for their Best Effort in the Agriculture Practices

IGSSS is implementing Creating Livelihood Adaption under Drought (CLAD) project with 5 partners of Khunti, Godda, Gridih, Palamu Districts in Jharkhand. The project aims at building the resilience of small and marginal farmers to combat the effects of drought, hunger,...
Closed Tea Garden Workers Stand for Job Cards in Lok Adalat

Closed Tea Garden Workers Stand for Job Cards in Lok Adalat

Reported By: Sukanya Chatterjee, Manager Programmes, Kolkata   Jalpaiguri,West Bengal: The Red Bank Tea Estate has been closed for more than 10 years. The tea garden workers living in the lines face tremendous hardships in eking out a living. Periodic work under...
Improved Practices Help Small Farmer Multiply Production

Improved Practices Help Small Farmer Multiply Production

Reported By: Sukanya Chatterjee, Manager Programmes, East     Chattisgarh, Surguja: Semardih is a village in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh. It is inhabited by 329 Gond and Kanwar families. The entire area is hilly. The families subsist on rain fed agriculture. A...
VAT mobilized MGNREGA Fund to Construct Farm Pond

VAT mobilized MGNREGA Fund to Construct Farm Pond

Reported By : EKTA, IGSSS Partner in Odisha  “Now I am confident that we will able to do double cropping throughout the year,” Dhansi Mandangi, President of Village Action Team (VAT).   Rayagada, Odisha: The story of Himarpodi village assumes significant importance...
Transformation with EASE

Transformation with EASE

By: Prashant Thorat, Program Officer, West Zone     Rekha does not believe in magic. For her, the new improved sickle which she has recently started using is her magic wand. She is an energetic 36 year old from Kundi village, Barwaha district, Madhya Pradesh. Poverty...
A River and a Woman – Story of Bedana Bibi

A River and a Woman – Story of Bedana Bibi

By: Mukesh Dubey, Senior Manager Communication and Resource Mobilisation with inputs from ASHA, IGSSS Partner in Murshidabad, West Bengal     Bedana Bibi standing on the banks of river Padma, which runs along the eastern border of India and separates Murshidabad and...
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