Community Correspondents

Luxmi Nautiyal

Luxmi Nautiyal

As an only child, Luxmi Nautiyal grew up in a protective environment, never venturing out to explore her environment alone. But once she joined IndiaUnheard, Luxmi surprised herself as well as her community by integrating so fully that she is now, as a Community Correspondent, a pioneering spirit bent on addressing environmental, educational, and children’s rights issues.

Videos from Luxmi

Women’s Day Celebrations Empower And Inspire

 
/ April 21, 2011

In Gairsen, Uttarakhand, women gather and share their views and experiences on Women’s Day.

Storing Up For The Winter

 
/ April 12, 2011

In Uttarakhand, women use a traditional method to store grass for their cattle.

Women Trained For Disaster Management

 
/ March 10, 2011

An organisation in Uttarakhand trains women in rescue and relief efforts.

The Dying Beat of the Dhol Drum

 
/ February 21, 2011

‘Dhol’ players are not performing as much anymore in Gairsen because of a preference for recorded music.

Malta Farmers Seek Market Access

 
/ February 3, 2011

Malta farmers in Uttarakhand struggle to make a profit, despite government provisions.

Nandashtami: A Celebration Of The Girl Child

 
/ January 17, 2011

A Himalayan festival brings a rare chance for girls to be appreciated by their family in Uttarakhand

Ringal: A Green Alternative To Plastic

 
/ January 10, 2011

Ringal or ‘Dwarf Bamboo’ provides a great livelihood option to craftsmen in India’s Uttarakhand.

Garhwali Language Seeks Patronage

 
/ December 23, 2010

The Garhwali language of India’s Uttarakhand state is in desperate need of preservation.