November 2014

SUCCESS: Ration Cards at Fair Price

 
/ November 28, 2014

Earlier this year, VV-PACS Community Correspondent Reena Devi reported on how the residents of Bihar’s Katihar district were being sold ration cards at an unfair...

No water in school since 2008

 
/ November 28, 2014

Our Community Correspondent, Sanjay Kumar, reports from the pre-middle school of Hardi Dali Village in Mahrajganj district of Uttar Pradesh, which has 213 students but...

An entire community kept in the dark

 
/ November 27, 2014

Ansara village, in Jahanabad district of Bihar, hasn’t had electricity for decades. In this report, Community Correspondent Asha Devi captures the lives of thousands of...

SUCCESS: Anganwadi in Bihar fully functional once again

 
/ November 26, 2014

In August 2013, our Community Correspondent Reena Devi, from the Katihar district of Bihar, reported on the fate of a community in Bihar, which had...

Why doesn’t Takatpur have a ration shop?

 
/ November 26, 2014

In Takatpur village of Madhya Pradesh, residents are crying out for the construction of a ration shop. Residents have to walk for 4 kilometres —...

Waterlogged roads breeding diseases

 
/ November 24, 2014

Our VV-PACS community correspondent Navita Devi reports from Musapur village, in Katihar district of Bihar, on the bad condition of the roads. The roads in...

Corrupt ASHA workers harass villagers

 
/ November 24, 2014

“Even though my baby died, ASHA workers took money from me,” says Indu Devi, a resident of Ahinkatol village, in Bihar’s Katihar district. Accredited Social...

A school with a difference

 
/ November 19, 2014

“Before coming to this camp, I used to graze goats,” says Durga Kumari, a student at Seva Mandir, an NGO that works as an alternative...