Success Stories

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...

Rebuilding the Ruins

Rebuilding the Ruins

Karbi Anglong,Assam: Thirty five year old,Karengrongpipi is a young widow.Her husband passed away ten  years  back.Since,then she has been the sole bread earner of her family, comprising her five sons.She managed her family by growing and selling vegetables in the...

Torn Childhood

Torn Childhood

Karbi Anglong,Assam: Childhood is one of the most delicate stage in the human life. The incidents experienced during the early stages of life have a deep bearing on the emotional development of a child.These play a critical role in shaping the attitude of a child and...

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