Success Stories

Ray of Hope – Bandku Muduli

Ray of Hope – Bandku Muduli

Reported By : Ms.Sukanya Chatterjee, Manager, Eastern Region     Odisha: Bandku Muduli hails from a poor family in Laxmipur block of Koraput District. His family comprises of his wife and two sons. Living in a small homestead land, he has also worked as a daily wage...

Innovation – Broad Bed Furrow System

Innovation – Broad Bed Furrow System

Reported By : Arpita Macwan, Officer - Programmes, Ahmedabad     Maharashtra: IGSSS, in an attempt towards addressing livelihood security, has been working with 6 villages of Bhatkuli block in Amravati District for the past two years along with partner organization,...

The Lady Sarpanch

The Lady Sarpanch

Reported By : Ms.Arpita Macwan, Project Coordinator, Livelihood Programme, Vadodara       Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh: Middle aged Ramheti Adiwasi hailed from Thaih village where the roots of patriarchy ran deep. Women in the village had no say about anything in their...

An Elderly Women’s Quest for Survival

An Elderly Women’s Quest for Survival

Reported By: Tulika Jha, Coordinator,Partnership Management, Programme Edited By: Communications Team     Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh: One of the biggest thrust towards financial saving is often driven by the vision that one should save a good amount of money for their...

Together in a Fight against Alcoholism

Together in a Fight against Alcoholism

Written By: Arpita Macwan, Programme Coordinator, Western Region Edited By: Communications Team         Shiv Shakti Samiti, a Rajasthan based NGO with the support from IGSSS, started working in Shyopura village, 25 km from Sawai Madhupur in Rajasthan. To address the...

Kisaan Club Spurring Change

Kisaan Club Spurring Change

Reported By : Ms.Tulika Jha, Coordinator Partnership Management, Programmes Edited By : Communications Team     Gumla, Jharkhand: Ghura Oroan hails from a tribal family from Khora Jamtoli village in remote Jharkhand. His three member family comprising his parents...

Self Help Groups in Kashmir help women become self reliant

Self Help Groups in Kashmir help women become self reliant

We provide loan to SHG members whenever the need arises, so this small amount has proved a kind of a mini bank for women like us at the time of need.” - Riffat Rasool Baramulla, Kashmir: Ab Hameed’s face lits up with pride whenever he gets an opportunity to speak...

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