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Field Diary: Trang – a Volunteer from Germany shares her Experience

Field Diary: Trang – a Volunteer from Germany shares her Experience

By: Quynh Trang Nguyen, Volunteer, New Delhi   New Delhi: With a Social Sciences background and a profound interest in development work, I have been working as a volunteer at IGSSS since September 2015. Having given the opportunity to work in a well-known and...

Impact of Disaster on Children: Kashmir Flood Case

Impact of Disaster on Children: Kashmir Flood Case

    Written By : Ms.Essar Batool, Former Project Coordinator, Emergency Humanitarian Support in J&K   Opening lines of a write up have never been truer. The impending danger and the unpredictability of damage caused by disasters, natural or man-made, turn them into...

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana – The Need to Bridge Information Gap

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana – The Need to Bridge Information Gap

    Written By: Ms.Sohini Bhattacharjee, Officer Communications   Shoma Bhuriyan is the mainstay of Mona Cottage, a Paying Guest for Girls in Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi. From deftly handling the household chores to ensuring that absolute conduct and discipline is...

Community Awareness through Information Education Communication (IEC)

Community Awareness through Information Education Communication (IEC)

  Nalanda, Bihar : The above shown IEC on the theme 'Usage of Clean Water' was developed by IGSSS partner organisation Lok Swarajya Sangh (LSS), under the livelihood programme Sustainable Options for Uplifting Livelihood (SOUL). This was an attempt towards encouraging...

Emergency Humanitarian Support post West Bengal Flood

Emergency Humanitarian Support post West Bengal Flood

Reported By : Ms.Milan Mandanna, Assistant Manager - Disaster Risk Reduction      West Bengal : Naren Sarkar is an agricultural labourer in Kantabagan village. When West Bengal was hit by severe floods following cyclone komen, the strong currents of the Ichchamati...

Concerns under JNNURM for Urban Poor

Concerns under JNNURM for Urban Poor

Reported By : Ms.Arpita Macwan, Officer Programmes, Ahmedabad     Indore, Madhya Pradesh: IGSSS has initiated project for the urban poor- Samaveshi Sheher (Inclusive city) in 28 cities. In western region there are seven partner organizations associated with the...

Thanks to improved Chullah

Thanks to improved Chullah

Kendrapada,Odisha: Gouri Das lives with her husband, two children and mother-in-law in Purba Suniti village of Kendrapada district of Odisha.   Gouri’s family of five depended on farming for their livelihood in their 1.5 acre of single cropped land. To supplement the...

Voicing for the Rights of Domestic Workers

Voicing for the Rights of Domestic Workers

Reported By : Mr. Proshin Ghosh, Senior Programme Officer, Kolkata     Kolkata, West Bengal: Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (DMSC) is one of the partner organisation of IGSSS working on the issues of urban poor under the Samaveshi Sheher intervention. The...

A Traveler’s Diary

A Traveler’s Diary

  Kashmir: Something surreal about sitting with your feet in ice cold water, back to the sun, picking stones from the river at Pahalgam on a weekday afternoon. Mirroring the disjointed images of a fractured beautiful landscape that I have travelled over the last few...

Flood Adaptation Measures in Assam – A Best Practice

Flood Adaptation Measures in Assam – A Best Practice

Reported By: Lakhimpur team and TISS Interns     Lakhimpur, Assam: Flood is a recurrent natural disaster which affects nearly all villages of the Lakhimpur district. This article reflects on the impact of the local adaptation measures promoted by IGSSS as part of the...

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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...