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Towards Self-reliance

Towards Self-reliance

The Madrani Watershed Development Fund (WDF) project is being implemented by IGSSS with the support of NABARD in six villages of Jhabua District, Madhya Pradesh. It is a six-year plan and focuses on voluntary community labour or Shramdaan as it is called in Hindi that...

Tackling Malnutrition in Rural India

Tackling Malnutrition in Rural India

Malnutrition is an ongoing disaster our country. And when a disaster hit us, the community needs to come together to abate it and take care of their peers. Hence, with malnutrition too, community must come together towards ending it by whatever small means they can....

Haunting Malnutrition Crisis in India

Haunting Malnutrition Crisis in India

India is staring at an acute malnutrition crisis. It can be attributed to the fatigued health structures, food availability, and the haunting high status of malnutrition. To add to the woes economic crisis created by COVID-19 pandemic has completely made the status...

Project CLAD: Building community resilience towards Drought

Project CLAD: Building community resilience towards Drought

“Drought is a big challenge in our village. The information on rainfall pattern and availability will be very useful to us. Earlier we didn’t have such information and had to suffer huge losses because of crop failure. I as a Climate Change Volunteer feel very happy...

ग्राम विकास समिति: ग्रामीणों को महत्वपूर्ण सहायता प्रणाली

ग्राम विकास समिति: ग्रामीणों को महत्वपूर्ण सहायता प्रणाली

गोविंदपुर गांव झारखंड में रामगढ़ जिले के गोला ब्लॉक के नवाडीह पंचायत का हिस्सा है। यह एक आदिवासी बहुल गाँव है। इस गाँव के 2 पड़ाव हैं: समनपुर और घाघराजारा। SCIAF के सहयोग से IGSSS गोविंदपुर में 2017 से PAVE परियोजना को लागू कर रहा है। कुल मिलाकर गाँव में 124 परिवार...

Village Development Committees: A Vital Support System to the Villagers

Village Development Committees: A Vital Support System to the Villagers

IGSSS began its humanitarian journey not merely as a charity. It aimed to make the communities self-dependent. We consciously evolved and continued exploring for ways to maximize the impact, empower the communities to take charge of their own lives, enable them and...

Happy Pride Month!

Happy Pride Month!

Sex and Gender. We often have been using them interchangeably in our daily lives. However, these two words, in terms of meanings, are related but different. Sex is a biological categorization based primarily on reproductive potential, whereas gender is the social...

Seed Balls Promoting Bio-Diversity

Seed Balls Promoting Bio-Diversity

Seed Balls are enabling the community to restore Nature and the Environment. We live in times when biodiverse species and trees have become endangered commodities. While policy changes are crucial to bringing about sustainable change, the villagers in Kansil Village...

Our response to Cyclone Amphan

Our response to Cyclone Amphan

On 16 May 2020 India and Bangladesh faced a crisis within a crisis.  A super cyclone formed in the Bay of Bengal, first of its kind after 1999. It was named Amphan (pronounced Um-Pan), a name given by Thailand which is a member of World Meteorological...

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON SMALL FARMERS AND DAILY WAGE EARNERS

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON SMALL FARMERS AND DAILY WAGE EARNERS

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to grave implications on the small farmers and daily wage earners. The first two phase lockdown of a nation of 1.3 billion people has impacted extremely severe on the lives as well as the livelihood of the people in our operational...

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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...

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