Impact Stories

August 11, 2016

Water for the Kitchen Garden

In the Katoria block of Bihar, 100 families are taking part in a water project sponsored by Lutheran World Relief. They have brought drinking water, an […]
August 11, 2016

Self-Reliant by Raising Goats

Sebati is so skilled at rearing goats that she is now a resource person helping to teach others in the Kandhamal district. Her abilities and her […]
August 11, 2016

The Starving Days are Over

Savita Mandavi, a farmer from Chhattisgarh, could increase her annual income with new agricultural skills, such as reducing chemical-based fertilizers and pesticides, and improving systems of […]
August 11, 2016

Lac Rearing for a Grand Harvest

Sulachana, a lac farmer from Jashipur, had only one host tree to rear the insects that produce a resin used for dye. To protect her colonies […]
August 11, 2016

Growing Enough to Eat

Baleswar from Ambatoli village of Jharkhand used to have trouble growing enough rice to feed his family. After he introduced modern farming techniques, he was able […]
August 11, 2016

Adopting New Ways of Planting

A decade ago, women farmers of Nawadih Kasitoli in Gumla worried that adopting a new agriculture practice, the transplanting of rice seedlings into lines, was too […]