Tag: Rural India
Ration Cards Promised in 7 Days But Bihar Villagers Still Waiting After 2 months
Villagers from the West Champaran district of Bihar are suffering due to lack of ration cards and are unable to fully benefit from free ration schemes distributed by the government
Community builds Chhattisgarh’s First Digital Village with WiFi
More than 300km from Raipur, the road that leads to Silphili village is anything but smooth – the drive is positively bone-rattling. The residents of this Chhattisgarh village are mostly small-time farmers; growing rice – people you’d least expect to be ‘smart’. Yet, Silphili, tucked away in Chhattisgarh’s border district...
Impact: A Functioning Rural Water Supply Scheme!
Community Correspondent Dasarathi Behera shares how he got a working hand pump for 60 families: Makdiasahi is a tiny village in Deogarh, Odisha. The community comprises of about sixty families, most of whom earned their living by braiding & selling ropes made from material sourced from the ample forests of...
Impact: Mid Day Meals Unscammed
Impact: Camera, Action, Lights!
VV at the Delhi Photo Festival 2013
As an organisation that works with a visual medium to get the voices of thousands of marginalised communities to the world, Video Volunteers is always looking for ways to expand into media more than just video. A fantastic opportunity came knocking on our door early in October 2013 when we...