India’s deepening water crisis: How villages had water before govt took over
When every village captures all the run-off resulting from the rain falling over its entire land can every village have enough water.
Uttarakhand Villagers harvest rainwater, recharge springs, avoid long walks
"... the villagers also started taking care of the jungle around it to strengthen the springs in the hills who had been depleted,”
Videos for Vikalp Sangam, by Video Volunteers
Short videos by community members on alternative initiatives that attempt to integrate ecological sustainability, economic democracy, social justice, cultural diversity and democratic governance.
Kerala fights drought with recharged wells
The simpler systems under the well-recharging programme can be installed with around Rs. 5,000, and there is government support of varying degrees for different sections of the society.