Health and Hygiene
Meet Lakshmy Das – a young community worker pushing sustainable practices in Kumily

MHM sessions are conducted for small groups, highlighting the cultural taboos associated with menstruation, guidance on how to maintain hygiene during menstruation...

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Case Studies on Development Action and Impact

'Stories of Change' initiative by Azim Premji University, encouraging social sector organisations to document their work and develop a grounded knowledge base

Food and Water
Aamon: Tribal women in violence-hit Bengal province triple incomes with organic rice; revive traditional varieties

4923 women farmers in 140 villages in Jhargarm are part of Aamon that is managed by the women members. They use the latest technology to process the paddy and Aamon sells across India.

Economics and Technologies
How One Man’s Conviction Put Jibhi Valley on the World Tourism Map

Jibhi Valley's first homestay paves the way for eco-tourism showing that it's possible to build sustainable livelihoods without harming nature

Environment and Ecology
Indigenous Food: The Not-So-Secret Ingredient For Sustainability

Consumption of uncultivated foods in rural communities could help achieve food security and nutritionally diverse, sustainable diets!

Environment and Ecology
Samarpanam: Offerings for a Resilient Community

Samarapanam started as a simple store in a small room in a house, sourcing produce from a few nearby farmers - a community activity and a social responsibility.

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Reports on Vikalp Sangam Core Group Annual Meetings

In 2014, Vikalp Sangam was started as an evolving process. Emerging out of a search for…

Economics and Technologies
Meet the Water Warrior, Laxman Singh, Who Invented a New Method of Water Conservation

"The Chauka system is designed to hold a nine-inch water level, spread over a field. The moisture is reused by draining, to plant forests or to grow crops,”

Knowledge and Media
How Sumi Nagas’ traditional knowledge helps them navigate nature’s vagaries

Elders in the community say that the ecological indicators help them predict weather even in a changing climate.