From idea to community-owned enterprise: the journey of the Mukteshwar Farmers’ Producer Company (MKPC)
Based in Uttarakhand’s fruit belt, MKPC is a homegrown enterprise - started by a local NGO, but taken over by the farming community
As millets turn food of choice in cities, traders reap a rich harvest
Some perceive a need for a linkage of traders with farmer-producer organisations to overcome issues of millet supply and pricing
Facing the future of development
These initiatives have stayed or even reversed rural-urban migration and attempted gender and caste justice without trashing the environment.
In Delhi, a bank run by street children for street children
It was established in 2001 to give the Delhi street children a safe haven to store money and steer them in the right direction.
Environmental & Economic Sustainability, Social Harmony and Social Transmutation : an example towards Self-rule/Swaraj
On an average, around one hundred people worked daily for around one and a half years to dig the canal through the mountain.
Why the Fight for Environmental Justice Is Also a Fight for Social Justice
Until you dedicate your life to making socially just decisions, don’t fool yourself that planting one tree a year or riding a bicycle will save the...
Across the world, communities have embraced the opportunities of being demonetised
The beki, the Bristol pound and other social currencies have the potential to rediscover the joy of collective support.