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A People’s Movement for Equitable Distribution of Water

 
/ January 29, 2019

Over the years, PHS has evolved into a people’s movement that has created widespread awareness on privatisation of water supply and raised it with concerned authorities.

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Without Clean Drinking Water, Village Residents Succumb to Diarrhoea

 
/ August 9, 2017

Village goes without water supply for half a month, residents forced to draw water from nearby BSF camp or consume unsafe pond water. “India got its freedom in 1947, but we have no water even now”, says a visibly angry Ajit Soren, a resident of a West Bengal village. His...

IMPACT | Handpump repaired in Tati village, Jharkhand

 
/ January 7, 2016

In April 2015, I made a video on the issue of access to water in Kamdara block’s Tati village which comes under Rampur panchayat. The hand pump had been broken for 6 months. All the sources of water accessible to the community were dirty or not working at all. I...

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...

SUCCESS: Access to water after 30 years

 
/ September 16, 2014

Ashok Paswan from Bihar joined the Video Volunteers’ team in February 2013. He is a strong young Dalit activist in his area and works extensively on empowering young people from his community.  He is a team member at the BR Ambedkar Student’s Forum. In the following interview he shares how...

Impact| Getting Water for Dalit Hamlet in Maharashtra

 
/ March 7, 2016

Under the Self Governance Scheme, the government made arrangements for clean drinking water at Warola village. But that scheme did not reach the dalit hamlet which is home to 250 families. Only the dalit community was deprived of their right to clean drinking water. ‘We have no water through out...

Tribals want access to water

 
/ May 7, 2015

Pokhariya Pahar Village, Boriyo Block, Jharkhand | Jyoti Malto An entire community’s water related needs have fallen on a solitary well in the middle of forest cover; come summer, it dries up forcing women to travel far to fetch water. The tribal residents of this village have been attempting to...