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Going beyond women's welfare and working for gender freedom.
Amritha Pillay describes
Educate a girl child and you educate the whole family’ is a popular slogan aimed at promoting girls’ education in India. And many do, indeed, believe in it. Here is an organisation which started with women’s welfare but, today, three decades later, is dedicated to making the world a better place to live...
Dr Nita Mukherjee describes how this NGO is marrying traditional knowledge with modern building technologies
The post-quake rehabilitation in Kutch saw wide usage of rammed-earth construction, based on the traditional knowledge of artisans and the strengths of traditional building systems. Many NGOs that worked under the umbrella of Kutch Navnirman Abhiyan and Sahjeevan brought about...
In arid Kutch, an NGO uses the most abundant renewable resource, Dr Nita Mukherjee describes how
Sahjeevan, literally sah, which means together, and jeevan meaning living, was founded as a response to the needs articulated by Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan in the early 1990s. These rural women wanted to address the issues of drought, water and fodder shortage, declining productivity of...