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

Healthy Tea: A Well Kept Secret!

 
/ December 7, 2010

Villagers of Gairsen harvest naturally growing tea in wild forest land.

Teacher Overcomes Mountain Barriers

 
/ November 23, 2010

A dedicated teacher prioritizes educating children in the hilly areas of Uttarakhand to his own personal comfort.

Pilgrim Bearers Of Kedarnath

 
/ November 10, 2010

Old or sick pilgrims are carried up to the Kedarnath shrine on the backs of men who compromise their health in the process.

Young JournalistBrings Change

 
/ September 28, 2010

Teenage journalist in India’s Uttarakhand fights for children’s rights, helps enroll girl from poor family into school.

Himalaya Celebrates Shepherds’ Return

 
/ September 10, 2010

Andudi or Butter festival of Uttarakhand state is a celebration of the Shepherds’ homecoming by their community.

Uttarakhand’s Migration Woes

 
/ August 5, 2010

The state has very high rate of migration: 25%. It also has 58% unemployment rate

‘Gharats’: Vanishing Water Mills

 
/ July 20, 2010

‘Gharats’ or water flour mills run on a stream’s kinetic energy to turn the shaft of the grinding mill.

India’s Invisible Workforce

 
/ July 6, 2010

Over 90 percent of women in India work in the informal economy.