Community Correspondents

Bhan Sahu

Bhan Sahu

Bhan Sahu thought being poor meant walking a kilometer to school and then having to drop out when she was eight years old, until she started working at an NGO and realized there were others even less fortunate than herself. Her interest in education didn’t wane, however. Using video as a tool to bring people together, her Community Correspondent reports for IndiaUnheard focuses on education and the rights of tribal people.

Videos from Bhan

Slum Dwellers Lose Homes

 
/ October 13, 2011

Slums in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, are being uprooted without provisions for rehabilitation.

Adivasi Traditions Re-Emerge

 
/ September 12, 2011

In Padutola village, Chhattisgarh, the Gund tribals still carry out the age-old customs and practices that make their culture unique.

Poor Punished For Confronting Corruption

 
/ August 30, 2011

Officials in rural Chattisgarh punish poor villagers by denying them their housing benefits.

Villagers Yearn For Water

 
/ August 10, 2011

Villagers in Khursipar, Chhattisgarh, are desperate in the face of acute water scarcity.

Corruption Undermines MNREGA

 
/ July 13, 2011

After two months of work under the MGNREGA, villagers in Bahar Tola have not received any wage.

Census Work Interrupts Education

 
/ May 9, 2011

The absence of teachers all over Chhattisharh, due to census work, drastically affects students’ education.

Businesswomen Stop Rural Migration

 
/ April 20, 2011

A women’s self-help group in India’s Chhattisgarh stop migration by making ready-to-eat meal powder.

Sickle Cell Anaemia Victims Cry For Help

 
/ April 7, 2011

Tribal people in India’s Chhattisgarh state are the worst sufferers of  Sickle Cell Anaemia.