Women Bear the Brunt of Water Shortages

VV-PACS Correspondent Arti follows the women residents of Bhatiyagarh as they make their daily trips to fetch water for their families. On an average the women walk around one and a half kilometres to get to the hand pump in the neighbouring settlement. On some days they make the trip 10 times to get enough water. Call to Action: Please call Mr OP Dubey, officer at the Public Health Engineering Department on 09617227557 and ask him to ensure that ward no. 19 Bhatiyagarh gets a water connection immediately. About the Partnership: The Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) Programme and Video Volunteers have come together to create the Community Correspondents Network. The videos generated by the network will be able to highlight voices from the margins, providing skills to social communicators to provide advocacy tools to community based organizations.

The Student Teacher Ratio and School Area needs improvement

 
/ November 24, 2022

In this video of UPS Manwan Awoora school, Kupwara, Kashmir, the community correspondent Pir Azhar shows us that there are nine classes for 250 students, and due to lack of space, the lower primary classes are held outside in the open. Also the school has only 7 teachers. 

The Sinking Houseboats of Kashmir

 
/ November 23, 2022

Houseboats are a major tourist attraction in Kashmir. History says that this tradition started in the 1800s and since then it has created a unique heritage in the tourism industry.

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