Sustainable Livelihood | Success Story

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...
Village Action Team in Rayagada mobilized funds for Check Dam

Village Action Team in Rayagada mobilized funds for Check Dam

By Basant Panigrahi, Programme Officer, Odisha   Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) sanctioned Rs. 28 lakhs to build a check dam in Jhumuka Tribal Village in Rayagada, Odisha. The village action team followed up consistently for two long years and their...
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