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Stories from the Field

Water to Power

water-to-power1The case discusses about an intervention that was initiated in a stratified society where caste based discrimination had been the order. The discrimination against a certain segment was exercised by the dominant castes who also had gained control over the economic and political resources in the society. With the control over resources with the

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Water at Doorstep

water-at-doorstepMuslim Vasti hamlet, once a village without water, now has each and every household connected through new hand pump with regular safe drinking water available. Today women of the village do not spend hours in bringing water from the distant hand pump. Certainly support and guidance from WaterAid and Dharti helped the villagers to enjoy this

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Approach to Full Sanitation

approach-to-full-sanitationYoung Sarpanch of Goat Panchayat believes in development of the village. After realising the importance of toilet and its use, he tried to imbibe this understanding among others in the village. For the purpose, he also constructed toilet in his house along with the other members of the VWSC and Panchayat. Certainly many households got inspired and

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If There is a Will There is a Way

if-there-is-a-willThis is the story of one section of the society which remained most under developed, deprived, discriminated and humiliated since ages. The intervention of Dharti inspired them to fight against this fear and discrimination and to take their right. Seventy-five year old Sukhobai says with her trembling hands, "Ab to ganga maiyya ghar me aa gayi

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