Success Stories

A Home for Senehi

A Home for Senehi

By : Mausumi Dutta, Coordinator Documentation and MIS, Guwahati Senehi Sonowal shares euphorically “IGSSS has given me hope for survival and has provided me the strength to think for a better future of my daughter.”   Senehi hails from Rotuwa village in Dhemaji, which...

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...

Labour Card gives hope to Pinki

Labour Card gives hope to Pinki

By Proshin Ghosh, Senior Programme Officer, Kolkata, IGSSS  Ranchi, Jharkhand: “Sorry Didi, whenever I saw your group at Doranda Labour market, I used to hide and run away, I wish I never did that…” said Pinki [not in picture] with a smile. Pinki, in her early...

Home for the Homeless

Home for the Homeless

Reported By:  Ms.Sukanya Chatterjee, Manager East and Mr .Proshin Ghosh, Sr. Programme Officer  Urban Slum Civil Society Organisation (CSO) successfully advocates for pucca (concrete) houses for 264 evicted families in Cuttack Cuttack, Odisha: ‘We are relieved to hear...

A Step towards Peace Initiative

A Step towards Peace Initiative

Written By : Ms.Nazia Nabi, Officer Programmes, Kashmir    Aneesa Hamid, a 23 year old, young and energetic girl hails from the village Kawpora of District Bandipora. Her family comprises seven members including her parents, three younger sisters and one brother. Her...

The Story of a Young Teacher from Kashmir

The Story of a Young Teacher from Kashmir

Story By : Essar Batool, Consultant, Kashmir   Fayaz is a young, energetic boy in his early twenties, 23 years to be precise; skinny and yet active as he leads us to the Functional Literacy Center in Nowgam, Sumbal. There is no trace, no evidence that would allow a...

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