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The Remarkable Women of Rural India #InternationalWomensDay

March 2018 Today 8th March, marks International Women’s Day, a day to commemorate the movement for women’s rights and the achievement of women worldwide. Regardless of background or culture, women across the world achieve remarkable things each day, including the women of rural India. Women are typically the main water collectors for a family in …

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Regenerating the Banas System in Rajasthan

February 2018 Seen as the second largest state in India, Rajasthan holds just under 5% of the country’s total population, with 69 million residents residing in the state. Yet despite accommodating such a large portion of the total population, Rajasthan is provided with less than 1% of the country’s total water resources, demonstrating the concern …

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Pilot Project Complete: Livelihood Support for the Marginalised Families of Pratapgarh, Rajasthan #SocialJusticeDay

February 2018 The District of Pratapharh, Rajasthan, is an exceedingly mountainous upland, surrounded by dry land agriculture. Cut off from government support because of their remoteness, these rural communities are deprived of basic needs and are considered vulnerable from an economic, social and cultural perspective. In order to reduce such vulnerability, our pilot project with …

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Our First Steps in Gujarat: Tackling Water Security Issues Alongside Samerth Trust

February 2018 The availability and accessibility of sustainable water in the Kutch district of Gujarat has been a pertinent issue for decades. Due to the arid and semi-arid nature of these rural communities, water scarcity is now seen as a permanent problem. Within the Kutch District, the Rapar block in particular suffers; the block is …

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Our New Partnership with EST WST Collective

February 2018 We are delighted to confirm our partnership with EST WST Collective, an ethical urban accessories brand who are committed to environmental sustainability and rural development. The socially focused brand promotes fair trade, sustainably produced organic materials and help for people within these communities to earn an honest livelihood. We value this ethos from …

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