Tag: Jharkhand

Community Video Monitoring: Demanding Accountability in Education

 
/ November 19, 2015

A year back, children attending the school in Dotto village, in the Nuapada district of Odisha, had an unusual load to carry — huge bottles of clean, drinking water that would last them the whole day. The Right to Education Act guarantees children in government run or aided schools the...

61 families suffer due to lack of anaganwadi facilities

 
/ March 7, 2017

An Anganwadi center in a village is one of the essential most institutions in a rural setting to ensure a healthy, educated and aware child and mother. However, this village in Bisungarh district of Jharkhand, home to over at least 61 mothers worry that their children are denied the benefits of...

Teachers working for 30 Years without any salary – Warles Surin reports for IndiaUnheard

 
/ September 5, 2015

Jaldega block, Simdega, Jharkhand | Warles Surin Warles Surin brings us this video report on teachers from a government school for girls who have been working without any salary for 30 years. The school is an initiative of Project Balika, where students and school receive all the provisions as mentioned...

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...

A domineering man hides the village handpump | IMPACT

 
/ August 6, 2015

Badasangrah, Madhupur District, Jharkhand | Mukesh Rajak The government has adopted several schemes for distribution of water in rural India. But even after the schemes are implemented the villagers suffer due to acts of people who try and sabotage these facilities. In Badasangrah village there is a handpump which had...

Jharkhand – Women Reporters Bring Change

 
/ June 12, 2015

In a tiny village in India’s northeast Jharkhand province, some 250 people gathered in an open area for an unusual treat: a video. Unusual, because it wasn’t some Bollywood glitz completely alien to their reality; they were watching a homemade movie about their own community, starring some of the people...

IMPACT: Tribal Girl Accused of Being Maoist Rescued, Rehabilitated

 
/ February 24, 2015

On 29th July 2011, Magdalene, a 15-year-old girl from Mailpidi village, was walking back home after school. On her way, she was arrested by the police. “Stop pretending to be a student” the police told her as they went through her school bag and roughed her up. Her crime? Bank robbery;...