Tag: access to drinking water

An Insider’s View on Recruiting Community Correspondents

/ April 16, 2013

 At Video Volunteers, we’re constantly asked two questions: how do you locate potential Community Correspondents? How do you find the right people in these remote corners of the country?  So, we thought we’d explain the whole process from start to finish. We’ve written about the criteria for being a Community...

Video Volunteers Impact: Thirsty Community of Chainpur gets water supply

/ June 29, 2016

At Chainpur village of Jharkhand, over 4,000 households were struggling for water as over 100 hand-pumps of the district had broken down. The residents’ endured dependency on only one hand pump for their daily chores, drinking water and water for their cattle, for two whole years. While there was no...

30 families struggling to access basic amenities in Jharkhand

/ May 9, 2016

30 families cannot access basic amenities as they have not been allotted titles for the forest land they have been living on for 30 years. These families are completely dependent on the forest for their livelihood and as per Forest Rights Act, anyone who has been living and cultivating forest land...

Arsenic Poisoning goes unchecked for 25 years in Murshidabad, West Bengal

/ December 24, 2015

50 people have been affected by drinking arsenic-contaminated water since 1990. 6 people have already died this year. How much longer will the government wait to provide something as basic as clean drinking water? In Chamtepara, Khaymari village of Jalangi block in Murshidabad district of West Bengal, people have been...

Shoddy Plumbing, Dry Taps

/ July 4, 2011

In Sayane Budruk village, Maharashtra, villagers are going thirsty due to poor water infrastructure.

Water From Puddles

/ March 22, 2011

In Rampur, Jharkhand, people have no choice but to fetch water from the nearby river.