They would get their daughters treated every now and then, but they were only growing weaker, because of which the girls were not able to go to school regularly.
The violence and abuse became a daily routine. Mina could not bear her children suffering as she was finding it difficult to even feed her children, let alone sending them to school.
It took two decade’s continuous work with the community to avail the benefits of Forest Rights Act.
“If children are denied education and their rightful freedom, there is little point in priding ourselves…”
Stories of Self Help Groups.
They now participate in decision making and have gained respect in the community.
Rural development is commonly a result of Community Development, but in some rare cases such as this Rural development became a cause of Community Development.