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A Gandhian in Nagaland

The story of an extraordinary woman from an Ao Naga village who embraced Gandhian thought in the charged 1950s

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.

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,"

This Village in Rajasthan Plants 111 Trees for Every Girl Child Born. Thanks to One Man’s Vision.

Piplantri villagers in Rajasthan encourage empowerment of women and environment conservation, along with increasing employment opportunities.

Forest Conservation and Management in Pachgaon

A small village called Pachgaon, in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra has done commendable work on forest management and livelihood generation.

Go organic to beat drought, says seed reviver

"Farmers need spend only a little on input costs and can get good returns on their investment if they grew traditional varieties of paddy"

How a Kerala Farmer Facilitation Centre Is Ensuring Direct Marketing

The Farmer Facilitation Centre provides scientific information on crop management, etc. and a venue for marketing produce directly at prices that f...

जन स्वास्थ्य सहयोग का अनूठा अस्पताल (in Hindi)

यह अस्पताल कम कीमत में बेहतर इलाज का मॉडल तो है ही, देश के लोगों का स्वास्थ्य कैसे बेहतर हो और मौजूदा स्वास्थ्य सुविधाओं में कैसे और क्या बदलाव किया जाए, य...

How a Clown in Delhi Is Helping Ailing Kids Cope With Tough Times

The clowns enter singing and dancing as they use balloons to ease the atmosphere of stress that the patients and caregivers are undergoing.

To beat the drought, women farmers of Anantapur have entered the millet revolution in Andhra

With government support, they are now falling back to their traditional farming practices for a better living.

Tamil Nadu farmers fight drought with organic farming

Traditional crops have medicinal value, are well-suited to the local soil conditions and can survive drought

They have a dream

They set up a small library for children in Keeranur, a village near Dharapuram and organised storytelling and art and craft workshops for them.

Maker Magic

Maker spaces are drawing everyone from artists creating movie props to hobbyists making furniture and youngsters building drones and robots.

Forest Conservation and Management in Pachgaon

A small village called Pachgaon, in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra has done commendable work on forest management and livelihood generation.

How a Kerala Farmer Facilitation Centre Is Ensuring Direct Marketing

The Farmer Facilitation Centre provides scientific information on crop management, etc. and a venue for marketing produce directly at prices that f...

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"

From garbage dump to garden of Eden: How locals transformed one of Mumbai’s dirtiest beaches

Mumbai city news: Here’s how Versova residents spent 85 weeks on the world’s largest beach clean-up

Mumbai group spends 5 Sundays clearing 1.47-lakh kg garbage from Poisar river

“We used all our resources to gather like-minded people and started cleaning it.”

This Village in Rajasthan Plants 111 Trees for Every Girl Child Born. Thanks to One Man’s Vision.

Piplantri villagers in Rajasthan encourage empowerment of women and environment conservation, along with increasing employment opportunities.

A Family Wedding as a creative project

It was a reminder of times spent together in fruitful leisurely production, re-visioning a shared living space, a fundamental experience of community

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