September 2014

Upper caste men burn down dalit homes in Bihar village

 
/ September 27, 2014

“Attackers roam free. Our Community Correspondent Reena Devi reports from Maha Dalit Tola area of Chitauria Village in Katihar, Bihar, where in April 2014, 12...

Failure of Total Sanitation Campaign in Bihar

 
/ September 26, 2014

As per Water Aid’s latest survey report, Bihar needs to build 6,900 toilets a day to keep promise of total sanitation. VV-PACS Community Correspondent Navita...

RTE failures in Odisha

 
/ September 23, 2014

Students at the Repur Primary School in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha are being forced to study in a school that is unsafe.  The mid-day meals are prepared...

Untouchability: Dalit children excluded from temple festivities

 
/ September 21, 2014

Untouchability steals the right of children belonging to Dalit community(considered untouchables)to be included in temple festivities unlike all other children, in this village. As per...

Success: Karatotha Upper Primary school gets a new teacher

 
/ September 18, 2014

Following this report by Community Correspondent Anupama Sathy, the Upper Primary School in Karatotha block of Jagatsinghpur district in Odisha got a new teacher. The...

MNREGA is more like free-labour in Mahadepur

 
/ September 17, 2014

VV-PACS Community Correspondent Anil Kumar reports from Mahadepur in Uttar Pradesh, checking the ground realities of one of the most advertised policy of recent times:...

Securing concrete houses for dalits of Hullaspur

 
/ September 16, 2014

“For 60 years I have been living here and there is no sign of a house or a colony,” says Sita Devi, a resident of...

SUCCESS: Clean water supply made possible in a Mumbai slum

 
/ September 10, 2014

Access to safe water is a daily challenge for a majority of Indians. The worst affected communities are often those from lower socio-economic strata. For...