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Harnessing the Sun: Solar Powered Lift Irrigation

Harnessing the Sun: Solar Powered Lift Irrigation

Irrigation probably remains one of the biggest hurdles faced by farmers. Due to resource constraints and the lack of technological know-how, setting up proper irrigation facilities is quite challenging for the farmers. Rayagada District of Odisha is a rain-fed area...

YOUTH4CLIMATE: Taking Actions Before it’s too Late

YOUTH4CLIMATE: Taking Actions Before it’s too Late

Story of Greta, the real star! Youth from all over the world are organizing themselves as a united force against climate change. Credit goes to Friday for Future, A Global Youth and children led movement was started by a 15-year-old Greta Thunberg from Stockholm,...

Why an Urban Job Guarantee Scheme is Not a Bad Idea

Why an Urban Job Guarantee Scheme is Not a Bad Idea

The announcement of the Urban Livelihood Guarantee Scheme as part of the people’s progressive agenda, which eventually may turn into what many believe as a ‘common minimum programme’ of the Opposition parties  during the Lok Sabha elections, has raised quite a few...

Picking up the Pieces: Helping Kerala Rebuild

Picking up the Pieces: Helping Kerala Rebuild

Remembering the dreadful Night: "It was past 6 pm on that unfortunate day and was getting dark. As usual, we were busy with our routine work when we heard some exploding noise. It was a horrifying sound of our unfortunate tale that was about to begin. We didn’t know...

Transform to Transc(end) Politics of Gender

Transform to Transc(end) Politics of Gender

While we celebrate our 71st Independence Day today, the third gender is yet to come to terms with the essence of ‘freedom’ and ‘independence’. The question is how free are we if Transgender People are still denied their social, economic and political rights,...

Youth Using the Power of Media for Positive Change in Delhi Slum

Youth Using the Power of Media for Positive Change in Delhi Slum

Until the lions have their own historians, History of the hunt will always be glorified by the hunters – Chinua Achebe What is participatory knowledge? When most of the times communities and civil society organizations depends on the external researchers as the source...

A Tryst with (en)light(enment) in the 21st Century Rural India

A Tryst with (en)light(enment) in the 21st Century Rural India

How does it feel to imagine our cities without electricity? Imagine your neighborhood getting enveloped by darkness as the day starts setting on you! Suddenly, the outside space becomes unavailable for any use and you are compelled to contain yourselves within your...

And they said, ‘Say no to plastics’

And they said, ‘Say no to plastics’

On the account of International Yoga Day, Fellows of Yes Foundation currently interning at Indo-Global Social Service Society  carried out a huge rally on the roads of Baljeet Nagar in the late afternoon under the umbrella of  Swaccha Bharat and Ideologies of IGSSS....

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The Ones We do not See

24 July 2016
Urban Poverty

By: Arpita Macwan, Assistant Manager - Programmes, West Zone Mumbai, a city synonymous with dreams and cinema, is house to around 12 million hopeful...

Training on Disaster Mitigation in Lakhimpur District of Assam India

1 July 2016
Disaster Risk Reduction

A training programme on search and rescue, first aid and early warning was organized as part of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) intervention. It was...