Community Correspondents

Reshmi Devi

Reshmi comes from Chatra district where women are constantly under pressure and restrictions from men. One issue which she feels strongly about is child marriage. She understands the repercussions of this evil practice as she herself was a child bride. Fighting against all odds & family pressure, she is working to bring education to women in her village, as she believes it is the strongest tool which will help them come forward and free them from the constraints placed on them.

Videos from Reshmi

IMPACT| School gets a handpump after 10 years in Ambatari, Jharkhand

/ December 2, 2015

Reshmi had made a video on the need of a hand-pump in Ambatari village school in Chatra, Jharkhand. The school has been running for more than 10 years and yet, no hand pump had been installed even in the vicinity. After the video was made, Reshmi made an application and...

Children Worry About Safety and Studies in this Village Without Electricity

/ July 3, 2015

Bindhani VIllage, Kanhachatti Block, Jharkhand | Reshmi Devi “When the oil lamp goes off, we aren’t able to study or finish our homework,” says a young girl. Even though electricity poles and wires were set up in the village in 2010, each evening Bindhani plunges into a terrifying darkness. Residents...

ICDS Fails in Daridag Village, Chatra, Jharkhand

/ April 24, 2015

Daridag Village, Chatra District, Jharkhand | Reshmi Devi India’s Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) is the world’s largest early childhood development scheme. It has been running for the last 30 years providing supplementary nutrition, immunisation, health check-ups, non-formal pre-school education among other services. This video uncovers how corruption at the...