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No ration reaches the border

/ January 21, 2016

Bhadal village has not received ration since past 5 months. This problem has persisted for years. Villagers often have to finally resort to pleading to the District Collector, for which they have to travel 80 KMs. Damaged crops due to low rainfall have worsened the situation this year. The community...

Struggling for Old Age pension since 4 years

/ January 19, 2016

70-year-old Kairi Bodra stopped receiving her old age pension 4 years ago. Alone, Kairi has to take care of all the household work and monthly expenses. She sustains herself by making brooms as her old age restricts her from doing anything else. When she inquired about the pension, she was...

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...

Unsafe Women and Child development | Annapurna Kumari reports for IndiaUnheard

/ November 26, 2015

The Integrated child Development Services (ICDS) is India’s response to the challenge of meeting the holistic need of the child. The ICDS is one of the world’s largest and most unique outreach programme for early childhood care and development. It symbolizes India’s commitment to its children. But the fact of...

A broken home

/ October 28, 2015

Juniya Bai amongst 40 families is the only one who has not been provided a house under IAY. You can help - ACT NOW!

Ground Report: Flimsy conditions of a government school in Uttar Pradesh

/ November 14, 2014

The primary school in Puraina village, which houses 134 students, is a ramshackle block with no boundary wall. The toilet — built a long time ago — is no longer in a working condition either. Students wander about the campus to relieve themselves, VV-PACS Community Correspondent Brahmajith reports from Siddharth...