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Shaheed Hospital: The Story of a Revolution

/ December 13, 2017

Born of a workers’ struggle, Shaheed Hospital has been providing affordable and respectful care to Chhattisgarh’s rural population for 34 years now.


Rural Connectivity: Video Brings Roads to Chhattisgarh’s Red Corridor

/ December 4, 2017

Community Correspondent Khirendra Yadav’s video ensured rural connectivity for people in Kondagaon, albeit under heavy CRPF presence.

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Despite Burgeoning Malnourishment in Children, Anganwadis Lack Basic Infrastructure

/ July 21, 2017

The number of malnourished children under age five in Chhatisgarh has been growing over the last ten years.

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A Dilapidated School and the Precarious Future of its Students

/ May 10, 2017

Since the past five years, the dilapidated school in Chhattisgarh, is on the verge of collapse, posing a threat to students’ lives. But the neglect continues.

Under the Shade of Imlee Mahua: Students Embrace Alternate Education Model in Chhattisgarh

/ April 28, 2017

In a remote corner of Bastar, Chhattisgarh, the Imlee Mahua School is bringing alternative education to those who need the most.

Baiga Adivasis Alienated by Government Schemes

/ July 31, 2015

The Baigas, an indigenous community spread across central India were, according to folklore, God’s chosen ones to carry forward the human race in India. 21st century India treats them with little regard. While on one hand the demands of modernity and industry threaten their traditional forest-dwelling life, a new order...

Tribals refused land documents for 28 years despite Forest Rights Act

/ February 28, 2017

“They keep saying we will get it today or tomorrow. But we never do.” Despair is written all over Santuram’s face, as he shares his fight to right under Forest Rights Act with our Community Correspondent Khirendra Yadav. Farmers in Nevta village of Kondagaon development area in Chattisgarh have been...

Community builds Chhattisgarh’s First Digital Village with WiFi

/ February 16, 2017

More than 300km from Raipur, the road that leads to Silphili village is anything but smooth – the drive is positively bone-rattling. The residents of this Chhattisgarh village are mostly small-time farmers; growing rice – people you’d least expect to be ‘smart’. Yet, Silphili, tucked away in Chhattisgarh’s border district...