Community Correspondents

Aneesa Hamid

Aneesa Hamid is an activist and a Community Correspondent hailing from Kawapora village in Sumbal Bandipora, Kashmir.

She had a desire of working for the improvement of her society since she was a kid. Her first platform as a social rights activist was the Indo Global Social Service Society (IGSSS), an NGO working on several social issues in Kashmir. It was during the residential workshop for the promotion of social and community media where she was shortlisted and later on selected as a Correspondent for Video Volunteers. As a youth member with IGSSS, Aneesa has been working on issues related to human rights, the right to information act and domestic violence.

Videos from Aneesa

Impact Story

Journey of a Kashmiri girl to become the reigning World Champion of Kick-boxing

/ December 13, 2016

At the age of eight, Tajamul Islam is the first-ever Indian to become the world champion in kickboxing. From challenging the society’s perception of a girl’s ‘boundaries’ to overcoming training hardships in rural Kashmir, Tajamul’s journey is nothing less than extraordinary. “If you think girls can’t fight, you haven’t yet...

Village in Bandipora receives Clean water supply after two months

/ April 6, 2016

Dar Mohalla of Takanwari village in Bandipora district was suffering in the absence of potable water supply. The issue was not only bringing inconvenience to the local population but was a cause of several waterborne diseases also. The issue was addressed within a day only after the Video Volunteers Correspondent...