Poetry from Earth

Bahinabai was born in the Khandesh region of Maharashtra in late 19th century. An agricultural labourer, she was married at 13 and became a widow at 30. She wrote (sorry, she was illiterate, she sang)…

Agroforest on rocky wasteland

1.5 hectares of barren, rocky wasteland in Uttarakhand has been transformed into a lush Agroforest by ex-soldier Jagat Singh Chaudhary with own resources, great creativity and hard work. A woman of his village fell down…

500 kms in 6 Hours! People of Kerala…

Baby Fathima Leba was admitted to Kannur Pariyaram Medical College with a critical heart condition. With her health deteriorating she had to be shifted to Sri Chitra Institute in Thiruvananthapuram, over 500 kms away, a…

Living on Nature’s Bounty

The Dongria Kondhs of Orissa, a small(8,000only) Adivasi community, has been living in the foothills of the Niyamgirirange for generations. NiyamDongar, is regarded by the DongriaKondhs as the abode of their God, Niyam Raja (The…

Empower Women to Save Mother Earth!

The relationship of Women and Mother Earth is deep. Mother Earth nurtures the whole Earth and Mothers nurture human beings. We all grew up with the ‘tender loving care’ of our Mothers. Mothers ensure healthy…

Rakhi to our Brother Trees

The early specimens of human beings in the Evolutionary process were wandering food gatherers like all animals. Over time their body structure evolved,their brain size, intelligence and skills increased. From food gatherers, they became more…