women empowerment
At 89 & 71, Amazing Grandmas Run a Gorgeous, Successful Farm Stay With Fresh Food

To bring back the greenery by developing a food forest, harvesting crops and building a farm stay for their guests

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...

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.

The man who speaks with his heart

Nazar Bandhu, a native of Muvattupuzha, who leads the village of Chakla in West Bengal to self-sufficiency through Zero Foundation.

Pandemic Resilience in North East India

Stories from the Northeast bring a nuanced perspective of alternatives where people devised their unique norms of delivery mechanisms for food, health and income generation.

Fish on their plate, money in their wallet

The low-cost eco-friendly aquaculture model reboots rural economies and reduces people’s vulnerability.

Millet farming brings nutrition, financial security for women farmers in Bihar

"At one time I couldn’t even ride a bicycle and now I drive a scooty,” she says with a gentle laugh.

पहाड़ी महिलाओं की आत्मनिर्भर खेती (in Hindi)

पलायन से उजड़ती खेती को महिलाओं ने पुनर्जीवित किया, खाद्य सुरक्षा के साथ आमदनी भी बढ़ाई। सामाजिक व खेती से जुड़े कई मुद्दों पर आवाज उठाई।

Ador – a fountain of care and love in Kolkata

In a time of disconnected relationships and abandonment, Ador’s work with old women from Kolkata shows us an alternative way of connecting and providing care.