Fellowships

Vinita Soni- Social Entrepreneurship , TISS Mumbai

She did her pilot venture in Jhabua while doing her M.A in social entrepreneurship from TISS, Mumbai. The stay made her realize the health issues in the community especially with the women. After the graduation, she returned to Jhabua to on women empowerment. She along with women of Jhabua initiate “Swachha Gaon-Swastha Parivar”. The objective…

READ MORE
Featured

Report by Infosys Foundation

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text animation_delay=”0″] The Annual CSR Report for 2017-18 published by the Infosys Foundation, shares their experience with Shivganga. The relevant extracts from their report are reproduced below. It is not often that one comes across a social service organization that hesitates to accept funds for fear of disrupting a developmental model based on self-respect.…

READ MORE

Why we must visit rural India-The real surface of problems

Prof. Ram Sateesh was teaching Vernacular architecture, he was trying to make us aware about importance of emphatic experience of the problem, when we design its solution sitting in cabin somewhere at height of 50m. Especially when the problem is of rural area. He cited the example of houses constructed under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, which didn’t…

READ MORE

Report on Jhabua visit

I went to a Rural Immersion Yatra with the thought in mind that “OK this is going to be a rural trip and I will see people living in poverty and their hardships and that is somewhere going to give me motivation and ideas for my education work and some insights into how can we…

READ MORE
Featured

The Shivganga movement and Jhabua’s water problem

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text animation_delay=”0″] POSTED BY KOENRAAD ELST Originally posted at koenraadelst.blogspot.com   The ShivGanga NGO, independent from the usual Missionary or Vanavasi Kalyan Ashram (the Hindu nationalist tribal front) networks, has come about as an answer to the Jhabua district’s grave water problems, which made life difficult for the local Bhil/Bilala tribals. Basing material self-reliance on…

READ MORE
  • 1
  • 2