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We Couldn't Have Done It Without You: Our Keys Stats & Numbers as on 11th...

 
/ March 7, 2017

  100 Community Correspondents. 23 States. 81 districts. Around 800 Published Community Videos. Approximately 50 hours of never before heard grassroots Voices from Across the Country. Heard by over a million people online Seen by more than 300,000 people in live outdoor screenings in slums and villages 17,000 villagers and...

Respect Protect Worship : Nature

 
/ June 5, 2015

5th June 2015 | Gayarmunda Village, Deoghar, Odisha | Dashrathi Behera For those whose lives are so intricately tied up with the land, rivers and forests of a region, celebrating and worshipping nature is an integral part of their cultures. While on one hand rampant mining, badly planned dams and...

A tribal festival in Jharkhand

 
/ January 2, 2015

Eind is a popular festival of the Munda tribal community in Jharkhand. Community Correspondent Warles Surin shows the celebrations and tells the history of the festival.

Gavri- The Bhil Tribals Celebrate!

 
/ February 3, 2014

The Bhil community of Southern Rajasthan celebrates an annual festival called Gavri which to them symbolises a celebration of life. Our IndiaUnheard Community Correspondent Shambhulal Khatik from Delwara, Rajasthan gives you a glimpse of this colorful festival. Gavri, is a dance-drama which begins on the next day after Rakshabandhan. The...

Community Correspondent Diaries: Sajad Rasool

 
/ July 11, 2013

The 21 year long insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir has left over 70,000 dead and 8,000 have gone missing while in prison. Sajad Rasool brings us these untold stories. Here he shares his experiences while making the video Missing Persons in Kashmir. I first heard of Mohammad Shafi Lone and...

Community Correspondent Diaries: Sarita Biswal

 
/ July 11, 2013

Sarita Biswal tells us about how her video, Deforestation Wreaks Havoc on Climate that helped bring the residents of her village, Kochila, Odisha together and put an end to the activities of the local timber mafia. I grew up in the Cuttack district of Odisha, surrounded by lush jungles. The inhabitants...

Community Correspondent Diaries: Savita Rath

 
/ July 11, 2013

Savita Rath shares her experiences of bringing down corrupt industrialists, angry policemen and filming her video, Jindal Coal Mines: Destroying Land, Disrupting Life  Ever since I was picked for the VV training camp, I had a goal in mind. Everyone has a pet project; mine was to fight the Jindal conglomerate...

The Great Indian Education Crisis: RTE

 
/ June 14, 2013

80 videos on the lack of education facilities in India and counting. Here’s why VV thinks a campaign to invigorate the Right to Education Act is necessary As he studied at a night school in Mumbai, Amol Lalzare also juggled several odd jobs during the day tosupport his family. His lifelong dream...