Community Correspondents

Mukesh Rajak

Mukesh Rajak

State: JHARKHAND

Mukesh Rajak joined as one of the youngest Community Correspondents in 2010. In the past seven years, he's evolved into a seasoned activist. With several videos focusing on irrigation, agriculture and corruption in Jharkhand’s educational system, Mukesh was awarded the Vivekananda Yuva (NGO) 2011 Excellence in Community Reporting award by the Chief Minister of his state. Mukesh occasionally produces and make videos for other NGOs working in his area.

Videos from Mukesh

Education Out Of Reach In Jagdishpur

 
/ April 19, 2011

The absence of a local secondary high school in Jagdishpur has forced many students to drop out.

IndiaUnheard Impact: Corruption Ends In School

 
/ April 8, 2011

VV reporter exposes corruption, brings change in rural school in Jharkhand

Water From Puddles

 
/ March 22, 2011

In Rampur, Jharkhand, people have no choice but to fetch water from the nearby river.

Our CC Brings Change, Wins Award

 
/ January 14, 2011

Mukesh Rajak, our Community Correspondent from Jharkhand, India helps end corruption in a school in his community and is given Youth Award.

IndiaUnheard Impact: Corruption Ends In School

 
/ January 7, 2011

Corruption ends in one rural school in India’s Jharkhand state thanks to IndiaUnheard

Defenceless Woman Branded ‘Witch’

 
/ December 21, 2010

Despite a law in place, poor women from marginalised communities in Jharkhand continue to be branded as ‘witches’ and tortured.

Trafficking: The Dark Side of Migration

 
/ November 26, 2010

The phenomenon of human trafficking for bonded labour rears its ugly head in many rural areas in Jharkhand.

Incomplete Bridge Stalls Development

 
/ November 9, 2010

Rural community suffers as infrastructural projects lay incomplete in India’s Jharkhand.