Articles Archive

Sep 14, 2020

Adivasi communities restore common wells during lockdown

When repeated requests for better access to drinking water failed, members of a women’s collective convinced returned migrant youth to restructure community wells during lockdown

Sep 09, 2020

Lack of livelihood pushes returned migrants back to cities

Lakhs of rural Rajasthan migrants returned easily during lockdown since they worked in neighboring Gujarat. However, with no local employment avenues, the urban exodus would start again

Sep 11, 2020

Families learn to navigate lockdown together

Setting aside livelihood concerns, rural parents learn to engage with their children and keep them occupied productively with local resources, to ensure the children’s emotional well-being

Sep 07, 2020

Adivasis on course to revive traditional farm practices

Deskilling of Central Indian Plateau Adivasis has led to loss of traditional knowledge and indigenous seeds. Efforts are on to reskill them by reviving traditional practices

Sep 04, 2020

Farmers rear fish in farm ponds for increased income

Frequent cyclones and industrial fishing have impacted the lives of fishermen and farmers in Nagapattinam. Rearing fish in farm ponds and growing crops on bunds have boosted their income

Sep 02, 2020

Of cockroaches and digital health records

While digital health policy and proposed digitization of health records look good on paper, for it to be effective, basic rural health care services should function

Aug 31, 2020

Women get a second chance to complete education

Girls who had dropped out because of lack of access to schools and early marriage have enrolled in a program, so as to complete education

  • Aug 31, 2020
  • Chittorgarh & Baran, Rajasthan