Kanti, one of the prominent village under UNDEF project is getting a complete makeover !

Kanti, one of the prominent village under UNDEF project is getting a complete makeover ! Kanti village (Haryana) will soon, have it's own #ReverseOsmosis (RO) plant that will supply purified water to the community. Thanks to a promising Sarpanch Shri. Devi Singh. While he was contemplating on it, our #CO Renu Bala and #SHG team fuelled the decision, after discussing about the results of water tested from 3 different sources in the village. Villagers will have to pay a nominal 2/- per 20 ...
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#AmalaBharatham campaign led by our deployment team and Community Organizer in Juna Kathiwada

#AmalaBharatham campaign led by our deployment team and Community Organizer in Juna Kathiwada, Madhya Pradesh. Chief guest, CEO, Shri. Nikam. Sarpanch Shri. Par Singh, Juna Kathiwada, #SHG women and villagers participated in this clean up drive. #empowerwomen ‪ #womenempowerment, #WECSDP #GenCen #AServe #undef #LifeSkills https://www.facebook.com/1580597535297765
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Our team member Yamuna Sandrine at Acclimaterra in Bordeaux, France

Our team member Yamuna Sandrine attended a seminar on "Science and Society" - towards the adaptation of territories to climate change - with Dr. Herve le Treut. This seminar was part of the four days program organized by #Acclimaterra in Bordeaux, France.Leading research institutes in France participated in this event and shared their knowledge and expertise focusing on littorals and increase of Sea levels,flooding from storm, water availability and management, https://www.facebook.com/15...
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After Hadiabad (Bihar), the neighboring village Ratanpur is gearing to become a #cleanvillage.

After Hadiabad (Bihar), the neighboring village Ratanpur with the poorest, outcast Musahar community is gearing to become a #cleanvillage. After AMMACHI Labs' women group built community toilets under #RTB program, government has provided new toilets to the community. Behavioral changes and community mobilization is tough here but Amma’s team #Aserve coordinator, facilitator, #CO, SME are constantly on it. Lot of clean-up campaigns are also happening and the recent visitors to village, #Amri...
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“Diversion of ration from fair-price shops is a common problem being faced by the citizens

"Diversion of ration from fair-price shops is a common problem being faced by the citizens for which the #RightToInformation Act has been a panacea." (Source - http://www.rtifoundationofindia.com/) Yesterday, AMMACHI Labs' deployment team had an important meeting on #RTI with the #SHG women in Udalka village, Uttarakhand. Women were worried about not getting their monthly ration on time and there was a suggestion from the group to file for an RTI. Before taking such action they wanted to ...
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We are celebrating the #InternationalYogaDay today

We are celebrating the #InternationalYogaDay today, an idea proposed by Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi, and unanimously adopted by the #UnitedNations'. This year the theme is #Yogahealth and the aim is to highlight a holistic approach to yoga, which focuses on both physical and mental well being. Community organizers and our deployment team led the #YogaDay at AMMACHI Labs training centers at various villages in India. #yoga4growth #empowerwomen ‪ #womenempowerment, #WECSDP #GenCen #...
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Amrita University students at Kanti village, Haryana.

Amrita University students at Kanti village, Haryana, participated in tree plantation along with community members.Women here are not only becoming spontaneous tree growers, but are combining tree growing with a variety of agricultural and cultural significance.In these pictures students are planting seeds of Ghiya/Lauki (Bottle Gourd) and #SHG women planted Peepal Tree (Sacred Fig). #empowerwomen ‪ #womenempowerment, #WECSDP #GenCen #AServe #undef #LifeSkills ‪‪#incomegeneration https...
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Rachna from Lucknow, who with no education or experience, is trying to lift her life and her village.

Rachna from Lucknow, who with no education or experience, is trying to lift her life and her village. It all started after the #WorldMentalHealth Day program in April 7th this year. Rachna mustered courage to speak on the bouts of #depression she was having and was thus guided for counselling. Excited with her recovery, she offered to work for community. Rachna by now has conducted multiple social (LEE) community events, herself learning basics to read and write, reviving the spirit of an...
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A Proud Moment for Hadiabad village.

A Proud Moment for Hadiabad village, Bihar. Yesterday they got the status of ‘Nirmal Gaon’ (clean village) under the national-level programme. If we recall, last Nov’16 the village was declared Open Defecation Free since almost all villagers had built toilets and pledged not to defecate in the open. From there on it was a continuous effort to drive behavioral change and now six months from then, a whole bunch of officials (from block, district level, divisional level & including team ...
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