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.
If you ask Video Volunteers’ Community Correspondent Bideshini Patel to rate her childhood on a scale of 1-10, she would probably give it a negative marking due to the neglect and abuse she faced. But if you ask her to evaluate her professional life as an impactful journalist, resolving basic...