May 16, 2022

The Dilemma
by Nargis Ansari, Ghaghra, Jharkhand

March 31, 2022

When Life Gives You Lemons – Make Lemonade
by Rasmirani Bhoi, Karanjia

February 14, 2022

Got a Faulty Motorbike? Indravati Can Fix It
by Anurudh Kumar Shastri, Narayanganj

Manoj Warkade died when he was barely 25. The oldest of three siblings, Manoj loved to ride motorbike. He would ride his machine through meadows, farm fields – at times cross rivulets, and climb hillocks [. . .]
January 14, 2022

Diptimayee secures her ‘nutrition & money’ from a 0.05 acre Farm Pond
by Chandramani Sabar, Suakati

Diptimayee Nayak loves to eat fish. And, so do the other members of her six-member family, and most of the people living in Odisha (per capita fish consumption is 13.79kg/annum in Odisha, while the national average stands at 6.5 kgs per person).
January 12, 2022

Once Rupees Eleven, Now Forty Million: Aamon
by Sourangshu Banerjee, Kharika Mathani

Farmers of Nayagram block of West Bengal would work with all their might round the year to earn Rs.60,000 or so. That was all to meet their family expenses. Their crop looked exotic, but could never fetch handsome cash income from the local market.
December 27, 2021

" मुस्कान "
— क़ायनात अहमद, देवसर

अपनी case study वाली दीदी के लिए दिमाग़ में सोचे सवालों की श्रंखला में से मैंने एक को चुना "किस चीज़ से ख़ुशी मिलती है दीदी आपको?" मैंने अपने पैर अपने दिल के समीप समेटते हुए पूछा
October 25, 2021

Livestock, a profitable livelihood option
by Kamal Lochan Behera

Kadiganda, one of the remotest villages surrounded by dense forest in the Kandhamal district,has set a great precedent for others. Traditionally, the major source of livelihood was hunting in this area.
October 11, 2021

Roji Begum: Illiterate landless family’s daughter ventures into the health sector
by Chandan SarmaIndependent Consultant for Project-Documentation, Bihar UJAS Chapter, promoted by Oxfam india

September 22, 2021

Innovation in Ginger Cultivation To Enhance Productivity
by Rasmi Ranjan Sahoo

Ginger is an important cash crop cultivated by the tribal farmers of Odisha for their livelihood. Odisha is environmentally suitable for, and has the highest area under ginger cultivation in the tribal belt of Kandhamal, Koraput and Keonjhar.
September 22, 2021

New Opportunities, New Identities
by Amit Prasad Dash

Rayagada is a tribal populated district in the southern part of Odisha. Each year it gets around 1200 mm rainfall. The primary occupation of the people of Rayagada is agriculture followed by wage labor. Paddy is the dominant crop, primarily grown for consumption though cotton is also cultivated in large patches, for commercial purposes.