Tag: Adivasi (Ethnicity)

Bridging the gap between Adivasi communities and administration

 
/ September 24, 2014

The Baiga people are one of the many tribes in Central India. Community Correspondent Dina works closely with this reclusive tribe and in this interview she details how she & her camera bridged the gap between adivasis & administration to bring water for 35 children in an anganwadi. Traditionally referring...

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...

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...

Tribals not allowed in ancestral forest

 
/ November 3, 2014

The Tharo tribe is indigenous to Betia area of West Champaran district in Bihar. The nearby forest, which has been the source of firewood and other natural resources for the tribe, has recently been converted into a Tiger Reserve under the Wildlife Protection Act. VV-PACS Community Correspondent Tanju Devi reports...