Tag: Bihar

Child-care centre functions under a thatched roof hut in Bihar

 
/ October 3, 2016

In Bihar’s Darbhanga district, over 20 children are trying hard to learn the basic numerics in a dilapidated hut. But it is proving difficult for these 6-year-olds as the heat intensifies on the thatching of the dilapidated hut. It comes as a shock that this dilapidated hut of Dhanalia village...

Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan has not reached these 400 people

 
/ September 28, 2016

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan claims to have constructed around 80 lakhs toilets around the countryside across India yet our Community correspondent Saroj Paraste reports a completely different picture of what is happening in Madhya Pradesh’s hinterlands. Over 250 families are struggling to relieve themselves in dignity as the village’s need for sanitation...

Impact | Teachers Appointed in Bihar School after Seven Years

 
/ September 23, 2016

Three years ago, Md Shehnavaz, a 12-year-old student of Dhanaila Primary School had never seen only two teachers. His classes would happen once in a few days, but it was a new problem. The school was completed in 2007 and catered to over 350 students, mostly from Maha Dalit community,...

Bihar Community Collects Money to Repair Its Own Well

 
/ September 20, 2016

In the year 2014, Sahuja Devi, a resident of Bihar would worry about the depleting water in the community well every morning. The government well, the only source of water in Kailashpur village had been lying in a dilapidated condition for two years and would soon crumble. “We requested the...

Bihar Community Collects Money to Repair Its Own Well

 
/ September 20, 2016

In the year 2014, Sahuja Devi, a resident of Bihar would worry about the depleting water in the community well every morning. The government well, the only source of water in Kailashpur village had been lying in a dilapidated condition for two years and would soon crumble. “We requested the...

350 Senior Citizens get their social pension after a year

 
/ September 1, 2016

In a far-off village in Bihar’s Rupulia village, Amaris Sada will finally be able to get his cataract surgery done which had been pending for over a year and Dadiji (Grandmother) will finally be able to have one good meal with vegetables. All this is possible because they finally received their year...

Bihar Government is yet to pay compensation to Fire-affected households

 
/ August 30, 2016

A fire broke out at midnight in a hamlet in West Champaran district of Bihar unknown to its resident, burning three houses down to the ground, leaving its poor residents homeless and without any belongings. “We’ve lost everything in the fire; Rs. 10,000 worth cash and jewellery, 50 kgs of wheat, 1.5 quintals...

This village in Bihar has never seen electricity

 
/ August 26, 2016

The village of Keswar Bigha, Bihar was happy when there were electrical poles installed in their village. They thought they will finally see electricity in their homes, and their children will study under an electrical light. However, much of it remained a dream when the electrical poles were left without...