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Weaving ray hope
COVID - 19 Response

Weaving ray hope

Mrs. V. Samrajyam does not have to worry about arranging meals for her family for the next 45 days during these COVID 19 times. Till a few days back, she was in distress and under severe stress. She belongs to the handloom weavers community in Mangalagiri, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh. At age ...

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Faith humanity restored
COVID - 19 Response

Faith humanity restored

"I can face any difficulty that life throws at me but seeing my family yearning for a grain of food broke me." Wiping his tears, Shri Ram collected the dry ration kit which will help feed his family for 30-40 days. Aged 40, Shri Ram is a resident of Rajendra Park, Gurugram. ...

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Little help goes long way
COVID - 19 Response

Little help goes long way

At 18, Sarathi is determined to get her sisters' educated. Belonging from a minority group and growing up in the absence of a mother has time and again presented her with various challenges. Sarathi resides in the Purulia district of West Bengal. Her family consists of her father and three sister...

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Finding way amidst troubles
COVID - 19 Response

Finding way amidst troubles

Prior to the lockdown due to COVID - 19, 30-year-old Kiran was barely able to manage her life. With woeful eyes, she said, "My husband was a mason, two years ago our life took a flip when he was diagnosed with throat cancer. To manage my four kids with an ailing husband, I moved to my mother's pl...

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A ray of hope
COVID - 19 Response

A ray of hope

‘Dukhini’ in Bengali means someone’s life full of sadness and misery. Perhaps parents of Dukhini Mahato of Jargo village of Purulia’s Jhalda Block, West Bengal chose her name when she was born blind. Not surprisingly, her life has been a continuous struggle. In an intimate conversation wi...

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Journey hope survival
COVID - 19 Response

Journey hope survival

With the onset of the COVID- 19 crisis, India has seen a very large reverse migration of workers making the arduous trip back to their homes from places of their work. Since the companies were shut due to nation-wide lockdown, many workers were left with no work and hence no earning. This forced the...

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Rising above debt
COVID - 19 Response

Rising above debt

Kamunuri Jayamma expressed her gratitude upon receiving the household provisions kit that will easily last her 30 - 45 days in this lockdown. Holding her hand is her grandson and while on the way back he has already demanded his favorite meal. Ms. Kamunuri Jayamma is aged 54, a widower ...

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Change possible sanitary pads felt better piece cloth
WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Change possible sanitary pads felt better piece cloth

Sangeeta and her daughter switched to sanitary pads, even though it was expensive for the family. Sangeeta, 32 years of age, is a P.A.C.E. Champion as part of the Women + Water Alliance. She is from the community of Sindals, the bottom-most caste, discriminated against for generations. ...

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Unthinkable! Borrowing money build toilet home
WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Unthinkable! Borrowing money build toilet home

Rani is pressed for money, but that has not dissuaded her from borrowing money from the Self Help Group (SHG) to construct a toilet at home after she learned of the importance of having a toilet at home from the P.A.C.E. training.  She was the first to take out a loan for a toilet in the village; ...

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Story resilience transformation
WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Story resilience transformation

The women of Ashapur village tell how they have been able to bounce back after floods affected their lives. The P.A.C.E. training gave them knowledge on water-borne diseases in the wake of floods, and, as a result, they were able to take preventive measures. In Khandwa’s village of Ashapur, the...

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Building confidence success
EDUCATION

Building confidence success

It’s a saying that every person is born with a talent, we must identify and nourish our capabilities to shine. Some people develop their artistic skills and reserve them as their vocational interests; on the other hand, some people listen to their hearts and make their passion as a profession. Thi...

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Cyclone fani health
DISASTER RESPONSE

Cyclone fani health

India’s eastern front in April of 2019 encountered one of its biggest, strongest tropical cyclone to have stuck the state of Odisha since the catastrophic 1999 Super cyclone. Forming near the equator around April 26, by the time Cyclone Fani reached India, it had gathered enough momentum to affect...

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