Tag: india unheard

IMPACT | Handpump repaired in Tati village, Jharkhand

 
/ January 7, 2016

In April 2015, I made a video on the issue of access to water in Kamdara block’s Tati village which comes under Rampur panchayat. The hand pump had been broken for 6 months. All the sources of water accessible to the community were dirty or not working at all. I...

No work for 3 years under MNREGA -Anil from Uttar Pradesh reports

 
/ November 24, 2015

The MGNREGA was initiated with the objective of “enhancing livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year, to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work”. But the people of Kushal Village in Uttar Pradesh have...

Missing doctors & Infrastructure at a PHC in Gujarat – Video Volunteer Neeru Reports

 
/ November 23, 2015

At Doliya Primary Health Centre, Surendranagar District in Guajarat, the absence of doctors, nurses, sanitation and equipment means that pregnant women as well as other patients who come in suffer. Residents of the area say that no deliveries take place at the PHC due to a shortage of doctors and...

Fayaz Ahmad was brutally killed in Kupwara | Azhar Reports for KashmirUnheard

 
/ November 19, 2015

FEBRUARY 2, 2009Fayaz Ahmad Mir of Khurhama (Kupwara), a tailor, was killed by 18-RR when he came out to attend to the nature’s call during late hours. Pir Azhar reports from kupwara.

No End to Lack of Accountabiliy at Sub-Divisional Hospital Madhupur

 
/ September 10, 2015

Medical Negligence. Corruption. Cases of lack of accountability at Madhupur Sub-Divisional Hospital in Deogarh District of Jharkhand are rampant. Community Correspondent Mukesh continues to report violations and urges authorities to take action. Since November 2013, Video Volunteers Community Correspondent MukeshRajak, along with the community in Madhupur district of Jharkhand, has...

Village gets electricity after 4 years – Mukesh Rajak reports for IndiaUnheard

 
/ August 20, 2015

Watch the impact of Video Volunteers’ nationwide IndiaUnheard Network : electricity woes and our success in Jharkhand The transformer in Mathurapur has been defunct since 4 years. Residents claim that the officials demand INR 20,000 as a bribe to fix the transformer. 20,000 is a large sum for the small...

IndiaUnheard

 
/ February 13, 2017

VV empowers India’s poorest citizens to right the wrongs they witness, using the most evocative medium there is. Our flagship initiative, IndiaUnheard, is the news agency for India’s disenfranchised communities. It is India’s only reporting network focused exclusively on providing broad coverage from the poorest, most media-dark districts in India....

Women lead the battle to ban alcohol in rural India

 
/ August 7, 2015

As dusk falls across the village of Paraghat in Chhattisgarh, women from the community gather around in large groups. Armed with long sticks and whistles, they walk around inspecting every corner for suspicious activities. This daily vigil has become an integral part of making sure that no one consumes alcohol...