Over the years India has brought in several innovations in its social protection programs but it fails in proper implementation of these programs. VV-PACS Community Correspondent, Madhuri Chauhan from Sant Kabir Nagar district of U.P reports on how these implementation challenges reduce their potential for poverty reduction.
"Our house is broken, so we have to live in a house made of dry leaves" says Ainul Khatun from Natwa Village. "Our house had collapsed during the monsoons this year. We have 20 family members living in the same broken house" adds Ainul. It is the duty of the administration to ensure that the marginalized communities' right is taken care of.
Call to Action: You can call District Magistrate, Khushinagar district, U.P on 09454416292 and pressurize him to help the families from Natwa village in getting the benefit of Indira Awas Yojana.
About the Partnership: The Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) Programme and Video Volunteers have come together to create the Community Correspondents Network. The videos generated by the network will be able to highlight voices from the margins, providing skills to social communicators to provide advocacy tools to community based organizations.
These could be amongst the lowest wages paid for doing life-saving work,
Why should it take a community media intervention to get ASHAs basic safety equipment?