Success Stories

Illuminating

Illuminating

  Neelkanta Chari a daily wage labourer from Bheeram Panchayat in district Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, worked day and night to make both ends meet. His meagre and irregular income was not sufficient to buy food for his family comprising of his wife and child. Often...

A Piece of Land

A Piece of Land

    Kasulamma a woman in her sixties is a native of Gaddibandalu village, district Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Hailing from a poor tribal family, economic hardships forced her children to migrate to the nearby cities in search of work. Being old, it was not...

The Mighty Chalk

The Mighty Chalk

    Manga’s heart writhed with pain to see her neighbor Tara brutally beaten by her husband. Violence was a routine affair for Tara hailing from Narvaliya village, Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh. Everyday her husband Kasana would come home in inebriated state and torture...

Evicted

Evicted

  Ravidas Nagar slum is situated at the South side of Agra fort, in Agra city, Uttar Pradesh. It is home to 400 families who are living here since the last 50 years. During the harsh winter of December 2012, this slum was forcefully demolished by the Defence...

Trapped Childhood

Trapped Childhood

  “I love to go to school but I don’t know why my parents do not allow me to attend School” shared a ten year old boy from Pakhriguri village in Chirang district, Assam. Pakhriguri is one of the most affected villages by the conflict that broke out between the Bodo...

Knitting a Dream

Knitting a Dream

    Childhood memories are unique to each one of us. Nestled in the warmth and protection of our families, carefree pranks with friends, catching that morning bus for school, picnics and vacations, playing for relentless hours and many such experiences characterizes a...

Homecoming

Homecoming

"What if one day we are forced to flee our home and be displaced from our homeland? The very thought leaves us rattled and disturbed...   ...Rastati was forced to live one such heartbreaking truth; hers is a tale of uprooting and a moving journey of homecoming."      ...

Turning Point

Turning Point

Twenty two year old Seiphu Khongsai hails from Simol Village in Senapati district, Manipur. Seiphu lives with his parents and a brother and two sisters. He was born and brought up in a very poor family, he wanted to study in a good school like his friends but his...

Resolving Conflict Building Peace: SMILE

Resolving Conflict Building Peace: SMILE

  Senapati District Student Association (SDSA) and Kuki Student Organisation (KSO) are two influential student bodies in Senapati district of Manipur. SDSA comprises of members from Naga community and members of KSO are from the Kuki community and they both work on...

Sunki’s Story

Sunki’s Story

Sunki Ben, from Barod village, Jhabua, shared that she previously owned a piece of land but after the death of her husband, his relatives conspired with the Patwari and captured her small homestead. As she had no source of income, this only precipitated her decline...

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