Success Stories

The  Pathmakers  from  Phutia

The Pathmakers from Phutia

Story by: Mr. Harish Tiwari, Project Coordinator, Jhabua   Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh: When this motley group of 10 women from Phutia village in Jhabua district Madhya Pradesh, set out to form a Self Help Group (SHG) with the help of IGSSS  intervention, the villagers did...

Beyond the Veil

Beyond the Veil

I am Champa, not just the wife of Ganeshbhai.My identity is that I am a good tailor and also a member of the mandal.People know me today not by my name but by the quality of my work. Vadodara, Gujarat: The nation shook with horror and agony when the news about the...

The Conquerors

The Conquerors

"Aaje aa naaniv pahaadipr chadhi to jag ni vishal taaney sundarta dekhai ne… aagal aagal mota pahado chadhsoon jag jeet shoon aapna maatey”   When I climbed this small hill I could see the vastness and the beauty of the world. Bigger mountains lie ahead.We will...

Varshaben’s Story

Varshaben’s Story

“Aa mandal ne leedheyj hoon aatli aagal aavi to maarey kaink to paachhu aapvu ke nahi?” It is because of the Mahila Mandal that I could achieve so much, should I not be giving back something to it?.   Vadodara, Gujarat: Varshaben is a delight to talk with, her...

Exploration

Exploration

“Maaru ghar? Eehaju mara sasrana baapa na naam ma chhe. Beno nanaamey milkathoye to soo, aa bhaiyo emni kamanianey parivar daarooma bagaadey? Amaari Mandlima aa muddo aavano chhe” (My house? It is still in the name of the father of my father-in-law. Do you think if...

Capacity Building of Farmers

Capacity Building of Farmers

    The focus of the SOUL Programme has been on strengthening community based groups and institutions.   Amravati, Maharashtra: Farmer suicides in the Vidarbha and Amravati region has been making national headlines. It continues to draw the nation’s attention to the...

Despair to Discovery

Despair to Discovery

The Past is Bygone. I am now ready to face life and can overhaul any challenge     Gumla,Jharkhand: Jhunka Tirkey, a tribal woman in her mid thirties was struggling with life. Weighed down by poverty and an alcoholic abusive husband, she had no aspirations for living...

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