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Stories Of Change

STORIES OF CHANGE

ActionAid India works in 25 states and 1 union territory of India, with a vision to A world without poverty, patriarchy and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to life with dignity.

Degrees Of Change

Degrees Of Change

Sometimes even the names parents give their newborns reflect the sense of self-worth of a community. What had always struck social activists working with Musahars were the often

Now we have drinking water in our school

Now we have drinking water in our school

"Our school didn't have proper facilities to provide drinking water. We used to drink whatever we get and were often falling ill and missing our classes. But that

Will hope triumph over the Musahars of Shivrajpur?

Will hope triumph over the Musahars of Shivrajpur?

The Musahars are one of the most marginalized, backward communities in eastern Uttar Pradesh. They are poor, socially excluded, educationally backward, and politically voiceless. The incidence of untouchability,

Knowledge empowerment for better livelihoods in Amravati

Knowledge empowerment for better livelihoods in Amravati

In Amravati ActionAid and Apeksha are working together to improve the lives of the tribal families. Like other families in Kasmar, Shantabai’s is dependent on forest produce which

Training programmes to develop women’s leadership in Anand district

Training programmes to develop women’s leadership in Anand district

In Gujarat, ActionAid and Janvikas have been working, since 2007, with nearly 8000 poor and marginalised families who were displaced during the communal riots of 2002 and have

Education and awareness programmes for the youth in Bangalore

Education and awareness programmes for the youth in Bangalore

ActionAid along with our local partner BRIDGE work in 32 urban slums with 15890 families in Bangalore in Karnataka State. She lives in Byappanahalli with her mother, father