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Lockdown Grinds Chattisgarh’s Rural Economy to Halt

 
/ June 2, 2020

The lockdown has severely hit small scale vendors like street food stall owners and farm labourers in Chattisgarh’s Raigad district. Our community correspondent Rajesh Gupta sends us this ground report from Turenga village in Raigarh. In the absence of any work or customers, these small vendors are at home without...

Migrant from Mumbai Forced to Live in the Open | COVID 19

 
/ May 29, 2020

The ongoing lockdown has compelled thousands of people to return to their villages. However, in the absence of public transport, many are forced to arrange for their own vehicles or walk on foot, several hundred kilometres along with their whole family. Video Volunteers community correspondent Amol Lalzare brings to us...

Women Receive Sanitary Napkins in Rajasthan Under Govt Scheme | Covid 19

 
/ May 25, 2020

Video Volunteers’ community correspondent Sunita Kasera spoke to the women of Jamoora, a village in Rajasthan’s Karauli district, on the inconveniences faced by them due to the lockdown. Since markets remain shut, women of this village are unable to buy sanitary pads for their personal hygiene. Police personnel shoo them...

Uttar Pradesh Daily Wagers Rely on Activists For Essentials | COVID 19

 
/ May 22, 2020

Lockdown enforced by the Government of India to prevent the infection of Covid-19 epidemic has left a lot of daily wagers and marginalised communities without money or food. The government has announced relief measures but it doesn’t seem to be enough for everyone. One of the primary reasons for this...

VV Correspondent Works to Arrange Safety Gear for Gujarat’s Sanitation Workers | COVID 19

 
/ May 20, 2020

Yashodhara, a community correspondent with Video Volunteers ensured that sanitation workers no longer have to work while risking their lives.

70 percent of women in India face domestic violence each year

 
/ May 18, 2020

Video volunteers community correspondent Bideshini reports on cases of domestic violence from her district of Sundergarh in Odisha.

Impact Story

Persistent Community efforts compel Rozgarsevak to issue MNREGA Job cards to Dalits

 
/ May 15, 2020

A Not so easy success story for the community wherein they had to submit 3 applications for MNREGA Job card which should officially be issued at just one application.

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Families Without Ration Card Rely on NGOs for Food | COVID 19 | Odisha

 
/ May 13, 2020

Nitu Chakia is doing this humanitarian work with the support of an NGO called Holy Spirit. Nitu Chakia, our community correspondent from Bhubaneswar, is involved in relief work since the lockdown was imposed all over the country. Nitu is one amongst 100 community correspondents involved in relief work across 17...