Community Correspondents

Rekha Bhangre

Rekha joined as a VV-PACS (Poorest Areas Civil Society) Correspondent from Seoni, Madhya Pradesh, a region where forests serve as lifelines for the local communities. Currently pursuing a Masters Degree, she was associated with Ekta Parishad, a development organization working towards the empowerment of marginalized communities in Seoni. Now, with her camera in her hands, Rekha wants to highlight issues around education and women’s empowerment in and around her community.

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Extending Rights

/ December 10, 2014

Community Correspondent Rekha Bhangre brings an inspiring story from Madhya Pradesh. Durga, who was recently elected Village head has overcome many barriers in her way. While increasingly women tend to hold prominent posts in their village, the empowerment seems to be a token one as they still have to depend...

A widow’s struggle for pension

/ February 24, 2014

Rekha Devi, a resident of Paravpur Village in Uttar Pradesh has not received any pension fund since her husband died. She has 3 daughters and 2 sons to feed, with no source of income. To add to her troubles, she doesn’t have any ration card either. Community correspondent Anjana Yadev...

A Land to Call Our Own

/ January 30, 2014

Across India, farmers are fighting for their lands and rights. Despite their struggles all they get is harassment, torture and humiliation by the Government officials. Ghasiram Mohike, is one such person currently facing this problem. Eight year ago he took over fallow land and started cultivating on it. His sweat...