Tag: community news service

Flood hit people in Kulgam village left unaided

/ January 11, 2016

Aadi Gutno village of Kulgam District was washed away by September 2014 Kashmir floods. The lack of a concrete protection bund(wall) on the river Vaishoo till date has kept this village vulnerable. Crops, agricultural land, and houses were destroyed the last time River Vaisho breached into the village, putting the...

How Video Volunteers Created a Network of Community Correspondents in India

/ March 12, 2012

The state of technology today means that nearly every village in the developing world could have someone — a local changemaker — who broadcasts his or her issues to the world. It’s commonplace today to hear people say the world is flooded with content and that “everyone” can now be...