Tag: pollution

An Insider’s View on Recruiting Community Correspondents

 
/ April 16, 2013

 At Video Volunteers, we’re constantly asked two questions: how do you locate potential Community Correspondents? How do you find the right people in these remote corners of the country?  So, we thought we’d explain the whole process from start to finish. We’ve written about the criteria for being a Community...

The missing piece in rising farmer’s suicide in India

 
/ April 15, 2016

Hiralal Sahu ended his life in October in Odisha, joining several thousands of farmers across the country in a tragic and seemingly unending saga of despair and death. Sahu, a resident of a small village in Baragada district of Odisha consumed a large dose of pesticides because he was unable...

The cost of development paid by small-time farmers

 
/ April 4, 2016

Industrialization has always given hopes of newer opportunities to citizens. When the news of industrial development had reached small villages of Chhattisgarh, they too were hopeful that their lives would change for the better with industrial growth. 800 residents of a small village in Raigarh, too were hopeful, when Maa...

Factory pollution choking lives

 
/ January 15, 2015

January 15; Satara, Maharashtra Village of Golegaon in rural Maharashtra is suffering from the toxin pollutions by a factory unit of Sona Alloys Pvt. Limited. “Flowers don’t bloom on our fruit trees due to the black dust,” says Hirabai Gole, resident of Golegaon. Community Correspondent Rohini Pawar reports on the...

Treated like garbage: Lesser known consequences of mining

 
/ March 24, 2014

The East Parej open coal mine in Ramgarh district, Jharkhand has left the landscape scarred and ravaged after nearly a decade of mining activities. The communities displaced by the mines and those on the borders of it, live out their days in a cloud of soot. Community Correspondent Basanti Soren’s...

HIGHLIGHT TRIP: Work with Video Volunteers in India

 
/ April 12, 2013

MISSION.tv is a digital platform about making a difference in the world. They are a dynamic website about social action and travel for a purpose, home to videos, blogs, photo galleries and more. They are a social network, a collaborative community of activists, travelers and creative contributors, all of us...

The Dust Damned Villages of Jharkhand

 
/ June 22, 2012

Heavy trucks, bad roads choke life in Ramghar district.

Dirty Picture Of Chattisgarh’s Ponds

 
/ December 22, 2011

As conditions of village ponds worsen in Sehlud, Chhattisgarh, efforts are on to revive them.