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On the Path to Economic Self Sufficiency!

On the Path to Economic Self Sufficiency!

Devi Ahilya Spice Unit is unleashing the potential of women as successful entrepreneurs. 15 women from a small village Kundiya in the Barwaha block of Khargone District are running a small enterprise, ‘Devi Ahilya Spice Unit”.  Agriculture is the primary source of...
Fighting all Odds to Reach a New Milestone: Story of Ashwini

Fighting all Odds to Reach a New Milestone: Story of Ashwini

The fight for identity and rights for women isn’t new in our society. The evil roots of patriarchal mindsets have given rise to women’s objectification on a very high level. Ashwini, a local resident of Pawai, Mumbai is living with her daughter, mother, and brother....
Farmer Feild School: Building Knowledge on Farm

Farmer Feild School: Building Knowledge on Farm

Farming beyond the farm, a concept that is helping thousands of farmers in India to go beyond the traditional set of farming and agricultural rules.  IGSSS in Kashmir has established two farmer field schools (FFS) to impart practical knowledge to the marginalized...
A poultry farm on Stilt House:Building a better future

A poultry farm on Stilt House:Building a better future

Barik from Natun Salmara village, Assam is a poultry farmer who went into debt after his poultry birds suffered unexpected death. North-East is prone to floods & such things are common for people to experience. He was devastated because he couldn’t find a...
Kerala Floods: Ensuring Access to Safe Drinking Water

Kerala Floods: Ensuring Access to Safe Drinking Water

The unprecedented rains and floods had caused a lot of sufferings and misery for the people of Kerala. After severe rains in Kerala August 2018, the focus has shifted to recovery and rehabilitation. During the floods, many sources of water got contaminated. More than...
Women Led Energy Hub for Alternative livelihood Options

Women Led Energy Hub for Alternative livelihood Options

Kendrapara is a coastal district prone to climatic vulnerabilities due to its proximity to the Bay of Bengal. Ingression of saline water to the low lying agricultural land is a recurrent problem in the area especially during the low-pressure time. The population is...
Farmers Awarded for their Best Effort in the Agriculture Practices

Farmers Awarded for their Best Effort in the Agriculture Practices

IGSSS is implementing Creating Livelihood Adaption under Drought (CLAD) project with 5 partners of Khunti, Godda, Gridih, Palamu Districts in Jharkhand. The project aims at building the resilience of small and marginal farmers to combat the effects of drought, hunger,...
“I Owe Every Inch of my Success to IGSSS”

“I Owe Every Inch of my Success to IGSSS”

Stories from the ground:  RinngamlaKaping is 27 years old. She is from Hunphun village, settling with her family in Ukhrul Town. She is single and has five siblings. She is the eldest among siblings. She completed her Higher Secondary School in JAWAHAR NAVODAYA...
A Gift of Ration

A Gift of Ration

I broke down when I heard “No Adhar, no ration”, from ration dealer. Thank you, Lakshmi, Lata and Manju didi for helping me in applying for my Adhar Card”, said Rekha, 20 years, Palaspali slum, Ward 53, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation. Rekha’s earnings as a...
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