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

Adivasis Rebel Against MGNREGA Corruption

 
/ February 13, 2012

Baiga Tribals of Padariya, Chhattisgarh wait over 3 years for MGNREGA ages.

Adivasis Under Attack From State

 
/ January 12, 2012

Tribals in Chhattisgarh are violently oppressed by government.

Government Betrays Insured Farmers

 
/ December 21, 2011

In Chhattisgarh, only 12% of the expected amount of a crop insurance scheme reached farmers.

The Case of the Missing Tehsildar

 
/ November 2, 2011

Ambagad Chowki, Chhattisgarh, is in need of a regular Revenue Officer.

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.