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The Joy of Being Independent-Story of Anjali Das

The Joy of Being Independent-Story of Anjali Das “I never thought I could come out of this cycle of insufficiency and poverty. But today I am happy, at peace and filled with hope for the future…” says Anjali Das, one of our beneficiaries from DBSS Barrackpore. Anjali Das is from Kalmikhali village under Bishnupur-1, Andermanik […]

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“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do” Women Entrepreneurs: Diocese of Cuttack

“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do” Women Entrepreneurs: Diocese of Cuttack DBSS Cuttack is making efforts to equip women at the Kathojori Bihar Slum in Cuttack city through various inputs and training programs. The program is designed to address the issues of sustainability in the lives of single mothers & […]

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“Amar Swapna Dekhar Duti Nayan…” (The two eyes of mine that dream)

“Amar Swapna Dekhar Duti Nayan…” (The two eyes of mine that dream)  “Whenever there is any function like a wedding or a child’s Annaprasan (ceremony of eating food first time), all of my friends call me to help them select what saree to wear and also to tie their sarees”, says Lakhibala while segregating the […]

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‘Follow your Dreams, Break the Mold’

Igniting minds of Youth for Building Sustainable Communities CNI SBSS works with a long-term perspective to equip the skills for livelihood opportunities. We are looking at youth fraternity through the lens of justice and peace who always want positive change in their own family, community, society, state and overall development of country. They are the […]

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A new vision to life- Story of *Chhavi

A new vision to life- Story of *Chhavi A ray of new hope was given to a 14 year old *Chhavi and her mother from Kathajodi Bihar Slum Colony in Cuttack City.  When Chhavi was three years old, she met with an accident and got a severe injury on her right eye and lost her […]

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SHGs transforming the face of Rural Entrepreneurship in India’s Villages

SHGs transforming the face of Rural Entrepreneurship in India’s Villages “When a destitute mother starts earning an income, her dreams of success invariably centre around her children. A woman’s second priority is the household. She wants to buy utensils, build a stronger roof, or find a bed for herself and her family. A man has […]

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“India lives in its villages” – Mahatma Gandhi , Giving Better Lives through Development schemes by GoI

“India lives in its villages” – Mahatma Gandhi Giving Better Lives through Development schemes by GoI Over the years, the Indian government has introduced several schemes that have not only helped the Indian citizens improve their economic situations, but have also addressed their physical needs. Poverty being the root cause of every tiff. The insufficient […]

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Community Participation to improve ICDS program in Bhalapind village, Punjab

Community Participation to improve ICDS program in Bhalapind village, Punjab The Anganwadi Centers (AWC) under ICDS scheme in Punjab has been providing nutritious meals to pre-primary children to address malnutrition and morbidity among 0-6 years. ICDS has basically been envisaged as a community based programme which depends on active Panchayat and community participation. According to […]

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Fight for “jal, jangal, jameen” succeeds at DBSS Nagpur

Fight for “jal, jangal, jameen” succeeds at DBSS Nagpur  DBSS Nagpur for the past five years has been facilitating the process for claiming community land under Forest Rights Act, for the people of Shegaon in Bhandara district, Nagpur. The Manaviya Hakka Sangharsa Sammity (MHSS), formed in 2004 for addressing local issues of the community, has […]

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Tackling Rural Migration through MGNREGA

Tackling Rural Migration through MGNREGA Khairi is a small village at Shindewahi- block, Chandrapur district near Nagpur. The village is located in a deep forest and being a Tiger Reserve zone, at night it becomes difficult to travel in the area. 80% people in the village belong to Scheduled Caste (SC) and Other Backward Classes […]

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