Tag: water

Children wait for clean water to drink

 
/ September 7, 2016

The children of a hamlet in Uttar Pradesh push each other so that they can bathe. The source of their bath is a little trickle from the only handpump in Tilakdih Thakur village. For the 50 residents of this hamlet, access to water is a hard and often failed task since two...

What will happen if there is no water?

 
/ September 6, 2016

What will happen when there is no water? The acute scarcity of water in Jharkhand has brought its citizens face to face with this apocalyptic situation. As the state’s water sources dry up, residents of many villages are being forced to use contaminated water.  Basanti Hunni takes viewers to Urikel, a village...

Video Volunteers’ Impact: Community gets together for clean water

 
/ July 15, 2016

The residents of Chingnar village in Chhattisgarh were filled with angst because of the lack of clean, hygienic water. Their children fell sick by drinking contaminated water from the local ponds, and they wished for a borewell to be fixed. But they waited for this miraculous change to take place...

Video Volunteers Impact: Women get water

 
/ July 7, 2016

Equipped with the right knowledge and impetus from Video Volunteer’s community correspondent Asha Devi, women of Makarpur, Bihar, approached the Block development Officer of the block and solved the problem, getting the hand-pump fixed within a week; and putting an end to lack of safe, drinking water.   Community Correspondents come from...

Impact| Getting Water for Dalit Hamlet in Maharashtra

 
/ March 7, 2016

Under the Self Governance Scheme, the government made arrangements for clean drinking water at Warola village. But that scheme did not reach the dalit hamlet which is home to 250 families. Only the dalit community was deprived of their right to clean drinking water. ‘We have no water through out...

Getting Clean Water for Nunmatti villagers

 
/ February 10, 2016

At Nunmatti village in Kawardha district of Chhattisgarh, people were drinking spring water as the only hand pump in the village was broken. Deena Ganwer contacted the designated authority and showed him the video which documented the issue. The hand pump was fixed in next two days. Community Correspondent Deena...

Natural water source is on the brink of extinction in Domat, Bihar

 
/ December 14, 2015

Agriculture communities across many villages depend on natural resources to support their farming. The sustenance of these resources is never the priority of the administration. Natural resources may soon be on the brink of extinction.Lachnauta Jumi is a water source situated near Domat village. This water is used for drinking,...

One hand pump for 150 families in Madhya Pradesh | Raju Parteti reports for IndiaUnheard

 
/ November 20, 2015

A hundred and fifty families from a village in Madhya Pradesh need to walk 2 kilometres everyday to fetch water each day. The women and children walk through a hilly terrain daily. The government needs to #ACTNOW and help them get the basic necessity of water.