Nights of Kaspur village are usually calm, silent, and pitch-dark. Beneath a sky full of twinkling stars, one can see thousands of fireflies adorning bushes and trees. Tranquility reigns. Only Nirmal’s sudden exasperated cries and Dulourin’s sobbing would shatter this calm at times.
You remember my first story Heroes on Wheels? It’s absolutely fine if you don’t – the link is here
https://www.pradan.net/heroes-on-wheels/. That time it was my scooty who narrated my journey on
my behalf �� This time it’s me who is going to share a lovely journey of one of the most inspiring
women farmers I work with. Yogeshwari Tekam.
Meet Meera Devi from Kutela Gram in Dindori District in Madhya Pradesh, India. Meera has been
running a Bio-Resource Centre (BRC), which makes and supplies organic inputs like biofertilizers and
Amidst the lush green forest in the foothills of Ajodhya Hill range lies a small village called Chirugora. The village has 121 households with a total population of 795 - 391 women and 404 men. Chirugora alias Chirudi comes under Baghmundi block of Purulia district, West Bengal.
“तोरपा FPO महिला किसान के विकास के लिए उत्क्रिस्ट कार्य किया है एवं आजकल किसानो को उचित मूल्य पर कृषि इनपुट सुनिश्चित करवाने एवं उनके फसल उद्पाद को बाज़ार व्यवस्था करवाने में FPO का सराहनीय योगदान रहा है |” जीतेन्द्र मिन्ज, प्रखंड सहकारिता पदाधिकारी , तोरपा
One room, seven members in that – sleeping, eating, chatting – all there. Eating was less, especially during the months when their own crops would finish and there won’t be enough money to buy food. Muni Heprika, a woman belonging to the Kandha tribe from Karagadi village of Kolnara block in Rayagada district of Odisha, was brought up like this.