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Badlav Pe Charcha- Fixing India story of change

 
/ February 27, 2020

Chai pe charcha aur Pareeksha pe charcha ke baad aaj hum kar rahe hain Badlav pe charcha! Fixing India ke Is season ke akhiri episode mein hum jaanegnge ki badlaav pe humare kaam ki shuruat kab aur kaise hui aur is par kis tarah kaam hota hai.

Studying in Fear

 
/ March 7, 2017

Agara Village, Bhatiagarh, Madhya Pradesh | Aartibai Valmiki The gaping cracks in this school building have filled the hearts of teachers, students and their parents. But in the absence of any other school in the vicinity, children continue coming here, putting their lives at risk to get an education. It...

Land Rights Wronged!

 
/ March 7, 2017

Over 60% of India’s population depends on agricultural land to sustain themselves. At an average one hectare of land supports five people. For large parts of this population, especially tribals and scheduled castes, access to this land is problematic; most don’t have proper land tenure or when they do, the...

Forest Rights denied to Indigenous Forest Dwellers

 
/ March 6, 2017

 “We won’t leave the forest, even if it meant that you kill us.”This is what the people belonging to an indigenous tribal community in Bhadal village of Badwani told outsiders as they entered their forest with axes and spades to whittle Sal trees. The entire village of Bhadal came together...

Bogus electricity bills weigh down residents of Chhirpani

 
/ February 27, 2017

Electricity was disconnected due to non-payment of bills in this village, in March 2016. Recalling the events of 2015, residents share that a total of 15 families were given connection back then. However, 8 families out of these have been receiving bills since 2008. These bills come in big figures,...

Bad roads obstruct education, but does the Maha govt care?

 
/ February 24, 2017

“My cycle’s tyre got punctured. And I got a scolding because I was late” complaints Amol Galave, who is only one among many students of Galevawadi in Maharashtra who have to commute through a road in terrible condition to reach their schools. The roads in Galevawadi of Sangola block is...

English school for poor by a Muslim woman

 
/ February 23, 2017

  “In our society and village, girls aren’t encouraged to study. That is why I started this convent”, shares Raeesa Begum, Founder of National English School in Kalgaon, Maharashtra. This English school opened doors of education to the young girls in the village who had very limited opportunities for education...