Community Correspondents

Sanju Malto

Sanju Malto reports from Sahibganj, Jharkhand. Before becoming a part of Video Volunteers, she was associated with Jan Srijan as a social activist working with children with disabilities. Her frustration with the corruption in her village had reached its limit and when the opportunity to become a Correspondent Changemaker came knocking at her door, Sanju grabbed it with both hands. She brings problems like corruption to the limelight with her camera in an effort to make them go away.

Videos from Sanju

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Jharkhand’s Village Bad Roads Cause Miscarriages

/ August 31, 2019

Due to bad road connectivity, ten pregnant women lost their child, on their way to the hospital in Chatatia village, Jharkhand.

Video Volunteers’ Impact: A Village comes together to help Gangu get compensation

/ May 20, 2016

Gangu Paharia, a resident of a remote Jharkhand village was desolate when wild elephants ravaged his home last year. The elephants had destroyed everything that was dear to him- his yearly ration, seeds meant to be sowed for agriculture and his house. However, the administration of his district in Sahebganj...

The wait for the elusive ration card

/ May 4, 2015

Baskobedo Pahar Village, Mundro Block, Jharkhand | Sanju Malto Ration Cards are vital for communities that live below the poverty line to get food grains at subsidised rates. In this community 13 people are yet to get the elusive piece of paper. Community Correspondent Sanju Malto reports on how they...

Fraud with Unemployed Tribals, Mandro, Sahebganj

/ December 15, 2014

In Dedorpahar, Mandro Block of Sahebganj district in Jharkhand, Joel Malto took 10000 INR each from Poonam malto and 25 others promising them a job in Janseva Bima Yojana(Janseva Insurance Scheme). It has been more than a year since Joel promised them a permanent job in the Government. Among the...