How an army of women in Vellore resurrected a river that once served as their lifeline
A small team of women build 600 wells to revive a dead river!
Digital push boosts incomes for Sundarbans’ organic farmers
A digital platform helps women farmers to sell organically grown indigenous rice directly to customers, helping them to book higher profits
The big bhungroo revolution
Capture rain water, thus freeing arable land from waterlogging while recharging groundwater to use for irrigation during the lean season.
Bridging urban-rural divide
Cooperative initiatives that involve urban and rural people to solve problems of villages as well as cities, help to bridge the rural-urban divide
With Sickle and Stick They Saved a Forest
A story of transformation of village women into an unwavering collective which can stand for its rights and for values they cherish.
In the words of Sunita Kashyap: “We believe in trade, not aid”
Demand for reduced taxes on trading for women’s collectives to help them effectively participate in value chains and get income security.
Poor Women Craft Their Destiny
A compelling and inspiring story of resolute perseverance, of the power of the human spirit, and of the dignity of people struggling to escape pove...
Women in Gir stand up for dignity of widows
Sorath Mahila Vikas Mandali’s journey conveys how the collective power of women can bring about progressive change and transform lives.
Maharashtra seed mother pioneers conservation of native varieties
She supplies farmers with seedlings of native crops, encouraging them to switch to native varieties.