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Virtual Training For COVID Warriors

Virtual Training For COVID Warriors

Highlight: The outbreak of COVID-19 has not only caused a health and humanitarian crisis but has also sent the world into an economic shock. The pandemic has left communities across the country reeling, and young people including our staff, volunteers, partners, and...

IGSSS at 60 is a Frontline Responder

IGSSS at 60 is a Frontline Responder

COVID-19 Relief Response It has been more than two months since COVID-19 has been declared a pandemic. Other than the virus affecting people’s health, the much required nationwide lockdown has added on to the crisis, exposing the marginalised communities to hunger,...

COVID-19 and Rural India

COVID-19 and Rural India

The Present Situation As we Indians struggle with the new phenomenon of complete ‘lockdown’ to contain COVID-19, the number of confirmed cases (as I write this blog) in India, as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), has risen to 694. This data will...

Perspective: Covid 19 Crisis and its Impact on the Urban Poor

Perspective: Covid 19 Crisis and its Impact on the Urban Poor

As the country goes into a complete lockdown, the severely impacted are the urban poor especially Informal-Sector workers and the Homeless. They are in dire situations as they are not able to work during this time and have nowhere else to go. The informal workers in...

Ambassador for Gender Equity

Ambassador for Gender Equity

Shikha, a 22 years old bright young woman from Indira Colony, New Delhi is pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Delhi University. Her dream is to become a TV news anchor. Since childhood, Shikha knew she wants to complete higher studies that most girls in her community...

Woman Farmer Demonstrating Sustainable Farming Practice

Woman Farmer Demonstrating Sustainable Farming Practice

Jayanti Bhoi, a woman farmer from Kansil village, Odisha has been an inspiration to other farmers in her village. She has taken a lead into adopting environment-friendly agricultural practices when other farmers were skeptical about the same. Drawing an example from...

Leave No One Behind: Transgender Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction

Leave No One Behind: Transgender Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is one of the core thematic competency of Indo-Global Social Service Society (IGSSS). IGSSS strives for “Building Back Better” through humanitarian response, and building resilience of the communities in the most risk-prone regions....

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,...

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Reaching out to the Unreached

16 July 2021
Disaster Risk Reduction

As part of IGSSS’s National COVID-19 Relief Response, a potters community of 30 households residing in Nayapara urban settlement in Durg,...

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...

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