Wisdom of Life


Tasar cocoon rearing: a new job for Jharkhand Tribals

Tribals from Dukhiyadiah village are engaged in sericulture to tread towards building their sustainable livelihood from Tasar. This community managed and sustained collective Tasar production has changed the life of the 45 tribal families from Dukhiyadih village of Kuchai block of Saraikeal district. Located in the middle of the forest, it is 42 kilometers away from the district headquarter at Saraikeal Kharswan. Deprived of any Government social

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Step towards fighting malnutrition and building a healthy India

Caritas India launched its annual Lenten Campaign against hunger and diseased, “Nutrition our Right” Poshan Hamara Haq - unite for a healthy India, in various parts of our country. The annual campaign through its activities created awareness among the people regarding solidarity, food security, medical care and a dignified life for all residents. Caritas India being one of the leading humanitarian organization, works towards the betterment

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Invisible Workers

The Brickfield School Project under Kolkata Mary Ward Social Centre had organised for the very first time the Convergence Meet on Safe Migration on the 28th March 2019 along with Caritas India as the Knowledge Partner. This consultation was a platform where most of the like-minded NGOs of Kolkata and eminent speakers from leading Social Development and Government Officials shared their inputs and views on a broader scale on the aspects of Safe Migration.

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Farmer’s clubs stall drew attendants for organic products

The Farmer’s clubs, which set up its stalls at Borkathal Boys Hostel ground under Hezamara R.D Block drew a large number of people to buy organic products. Attendant of the Urua Farmer’s Club stall Mrs. Padamala Debbarma from says that the Kisan Mela is a great platform for the farmers to showcase their products. It is through this mela that they get linked with the wholesalers. She said that it was difficult for them to bring to market in bulk

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Women across Brahmaputra Basin look to Grow their Earnings and Nutritional Needs through Improved Practices

Renumai Misong, 36 swiftly operates her taat-xaal, an indigenous Assamese traditional hand loom with a range of vibrant threads intricately lined across the frame. She resides at Sissisumoni village in Dhemaji district, Misong dedicates at least an hour of her daily schedule engaging on the loom. Hand-operated looms are ubiquitous across the villages in the Northern banks of the Brahmaputra, with the wooden structure nestled below the chang-ghar-

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SAFBIN Annual Review Meeting & Planning Workshop held in Jabalpur, MP

“SAFBIN learning and practices were spread across all our social development institutions in Madhya Pradesh”, Fr. Kiran, Director MPSSS, stated in the inaugural session at the annual SAFBIN review meeting held at Xidas in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, from March 27-29, 2019. The annual review was attended by about 31 people including village resource persons and district programme officers of the districts of Sagar, Mandla and Vidisha, Caritas India

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“Let’s Give Life during this Lent” – Delhi Launch of Caritas India Lenten Campaign

Caritas India’s Lenten Campaign have been speeding up across the nation, with different state-level launches in the country. Malnutrition being one of the most painful and disgraceful scourges on humanity; timely awareness and necessary support will help in curbing it. National Capital Delhi took on this mammoth mission by launching the Campaign against Hunger & Diseased on 24th March 2019. Malnutrition leads to many other diseases and health

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Madras Social Service Society celebrates golden experiences

Madras Social Service Society (MSSS)  is an official social organ of the Archdiocese of Madras-Mylapore and it has served for about 50 years in various sectors for the emancipation of marginalized and underprivileged people through several people-centered programmes. Its operational area covered the civil districts of Chennai, Thiruvallur, and Kancheepuram and after the erection of Chengalpattu Diocese, the Kancheepuram district is vested with CRDS.

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