Success Stories

Sunki’s Story

Sunki’s Story

Sunki Ben, from Barod village, Jhabua, shared that she previously owned a piece of land but after the death of her husband, his relatives conspired with the Patwari and captured her small homestead. As she had no source of income, this only precipitated her decline...

A Land to Stand

A Land to Stand

Vina is a 43 year old woman residing in Barod village. Her husband is employed with the government and they have 3 children. She is mainly engaged in agricultural activities for subsistence and she is an active participant in the Barod WRC.   Last year her family got...

WHH Flood Project, 2012 in Dhemaji

WHH Flood Project, 2012 in Dhemaji

“My husband has to stay back on the embankment to take care of the household materials and the livestock” says Mrs. Naital Doley, aged 32 of Bahir Janmichuk.    Mrs. Naital Doley, a mother of 4 children is one of the beneficiaries of the material aid support of...

Nursing Wounds- DIL Se

Nursing Wounds- DIL Se

It is a motivating factor for a poor woman headed family of Amodar. Manisha being the eldest in the family always worried of how to help her family financially. Her father Jesingbhai is a land less labourer and very precarious in his earning. Mother Kamlaben being the...

Spreading Light

Spreading Light

Tulsi Nanji is an aged widow, living all alone in the Jhakhra village of Virat Panchayat in Sagwar Block, Dungarpur district, Rajasthan. The Jhakra village comprises of 165 households, housing mixed communities and the primary source of income was daily labor. Most of...

Geared up against corruption

Geared up against corruption

Geeta Devi, an active community member, played a lead role together with PEARL partner SSK (Samagra Seva Kendra, Bihar) to check the corrupt practices in the Public Distribution System. She mobilized women of 19 villages into pressure groups and organized a series of...

Our Safety in Our Hands

Our Safety in Our Hands

After the inspirational words of the Superintendent of Police, Jhabua, Ms. Krishnavenu Desavatu on the occasion of International Women’s Day celebrated in March 2012, the women at Naveen Navapada village were determined to form a watch group that would act against...

Reporting SMILE

Reporting SMILE

Jimmy Madaovei, a resident of Christian Colony, Senapati, is the eldest son of Kh. Heni and BK. Heziro of Maba village. He has 5 brothers and one sister. He is a recipient of a scholarship provided under IGSSS youth development program. With the assistance from IGSSS,...

Welcome Door Mat

Welcome Door Mat

Nengjalhing is 30 years old from Thangkanphai village has 4 brothers and 3 sisters. Her mother is an Anganwadi worker and one of his brothers is grade – 4 government employee. It looks like her family is financially sound but the financial status of her family is...

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