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Kutch's Water Champions In The Making

Local youth, with some amount of training and support, can implement solutions for the community if they understand and manage local water problems.

Fishers turn climate scientists to save beaches

A community-managed shoreline monitoring project is tracking changes to beaches to safeguard an ecosystem that is vital for fisherfolk

Meet the solar sisters

With this Rs.200 solar lamp, they are no longer afraid of stepping out after hours, especially during the rainy season when snakes abound.

The power-full people you don’t know about

For the past seven months, N K Bhat hasn't paid a penny to the Mangaluru Electricity Supply Company. "Instead I get paid about Rs 2,000 a month,"

One person’s pest is other’s pet

Meeting a city-based bee conservationist was a real eye-opener

Fishers turn climate scientists to save beaches

A community-managed shoreline monitoring project is tracking changes to beaches to safeguard an ecosystem that is vital for fisherfolk

Kerala's GI hunters provide stardom to unique crops

Pokkali rice, Central Travancore jaggery, Kaipad rice and Chengalikodan nendran banana have received GI recognition.

The big deal about the small grains

These small grains are filled with nutrition, and are the ultimate survival food, as they can grow in the harshest of climates and the poorest of s...

Grandmother of the jungle: This Kerala tribal woman can prepare 500 medicines from memory

Hundreds trek to the forests in Thiruvananthapuram district to get treated by Lakshmikutty who offers herbal treatment for poisoning

Same-sex attraction is OK, boys can cry, girl’s no means no

In a bid to reach out to 26 crore adolescents in the country on health issues, the Ministry has decided to involve 1.65 lakh peer educators called ...

अखबार की पगडंडी (in Hindi)

एक ऐसा अखबार जो सिर्फ सकारात्मक खबरें छापता है, बदलाव की कोशिश करता है

These Uttarakhand villages run their own Instagram channel

Young people from the villages of Munsiari block of Pithoragarh district upload photos and share stories — of their lives, forests, colours of seas...

Migrant Schools

Yusuf Mehrally Center provides thousands of children with their only chance to go to school

Balaknama Might Just Be The Most Unique Newspaper In The Country

Sold for Re.1, the paper runs on a contribution of Rs.5 per month from each kid, that helps in funding their basic education, as well as the newspaper

Selling on the street

Janpahal, a Delhi-based NGO, is supporting the struggle of street vendors for dignified livelihoods, using advocacy and promoting solidarity.

Honey Bee Festival by Adivasis in Bhimashankar Sanctuary area

Display and sale of wild bee honey and other local produce, reading of children's book on honeybees, presentations by local people, painting ...

Uralungal: India’s Oldest Worker Cooperative

This cooperative has pioneered democratic workplace organization and egalitarian redistribution, even in the context of a highly competitive sector.

एकमेव मार्ग (in Marathi)

"पेसा व वन अधिकार कायद्याच्या प्रभावी अंमलबजावणी शिवाय, व गाव-गणराज्य ग्राम सभा निर्माणाशिवाय मार्ग नाही"

One person’s pest is other’s pet

Meeting a city-based bee conservationist was a real eye-opener

Tamil Nadu Revives Ancient Community De-Silting Of Lakes, Tanks

'Kudimaramathu' is a practice where farmers have to remove weeds and deepen the lake to ensure proper supply of water for irrigation.

Vikalp Sangam in Kerala

Badhalukal 2017, the Kerala Vikalp Sangam (Alternatives Confluence) was held on 10-12 April, 2017, at Bodhigram, north of Thiruvananthipuram. Some...

Fishers turn climate scientists to save beaches

A community-managed shoreline monitoring project is tracking changes to beaches to safeguard an ecosystem that is vital for fisherfolk

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