Wisdom of Life


Nabeeza regains a part of her life after floods

Nabeeza is a widow from Chulikka hamlet, Vellarmala village of Meppady Panchayat of Wayanad District. She is a homemaker, who lives with her son, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren. Her daughter who is expecting a child is also staying with her at present. During the floods, her home which is situated between the hills in a low-lying region was subjected to flooding as the water from emerging streams slowly seeped in through the floors. Water

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New Efforts Against Modern Day Slavery

Sara Khan (Changed name) was from Nepalganj, a Sub-Metropolitan City in Banke District, Nepal. At aged 18, She was lured for a better life and were being trafficked to Delhi. Member of the Action Against Trafficking Group, an active group working to prevent human trafficking traced her in a suspicious condition and reported to Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). She along with the traffickers were intercepted and the trafficking was averted. Human trafficking

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Enacting Social Change through Land and Water Movement Building

The time has come that environmental issues are addressed through micro development initiatives with the involvement of communities. Introduction of effective and efficient quality control systems is necessary to prevent over use, under use, abuse, misuse of natural resources and improve effectiveness, efficiency by bring in accountability in the uitlisation of natural resources. Triangulation needs to be done of resource profiles published by the

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‘Swaraksha’ Anti-human trafficking programme Staff trained on Child Safeguarding & Protection

To implement the anti-human trafficking programme ‘Swaraksha’ in India, Jerome Conilleau, Consultant of the Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) trained 25 staff on child protection, child safeguarding and Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse Protection (PSEA) at Lucknow on August 29-30, 2018. Prior to the workshop, Jerome surveyed all the three partners to observer the child protection and child safeguarding in the programme

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Farmers Producer Organization (FPO) formed in Jharkhand for effective linkage of Small-Farm-Agri-Food with Market

For centuries, farmers from Gumla District of Jharkhand used to work isolated in their own small farm in a disorganised manner. In the absence of effective organisational structure, the farmers were on the verge of becoming incompetent in the market or in a captivating position under local buyers or village level brokers. “When we are not organised,” says Budheswar Tana Bharat, a farmer from Tapkara village, “we have less decision-making power

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Caritas India’s is providing much need relief supplies to Kerala flood victims

“I could not believe my eyes! We were drinking contaminated water every single day after the flood,” says Mary as she looks at the glass in her hand that holds the freshly pumped water after the successful installation of water filtration unit in Jaihind Colony, located in Wayanad district Kerala. For over a month, the residents of Vythri Block were consuming contaminated water as a consequence of the heavy flooding in August this year. The large-scale

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#Caritas2Kerala & Karnataka Floods Response Update

Caritas is distributing food to survivors of Kerala floods, declared as the Indian state's worst in living memory. Through the solidarity and support of International and national stakeholders, Caritas India shall be providing food, clean water, shelter and assistance on livelihoods to over 50,000 families in the next one year. The Kerala floods have left over 486 people dead, thousands marooned, forced 1.45 million people from their homes into relief

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Caritas India Chairman visited the flood affected areas of Kerala

Travelling far from the city of Agartala, the Chairman of Caritas India made his visit to Kerala to access the situation and meet the flood victims after the devastating flood and landslide. Bishop Lumen Monteiro travelled four days from August 28-31, 2018 to meet the affected families of Mananthawady, Calicut, Vijayapuram, Pathanamthitta, Tiruvalla and Kuttanad areas. At the Caritas relief coordination centre, he interacted with Caritas India staff

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