Staying Awake To Guard The Fields

Location: Chaukul, Sindhudurg There are several reports coming out of Sindhudurg talking about the destruction caused by wild animals. Daily, farmers have to spend their night on an elevated structure-machan or at times at perch in…

Unnoticed Tourist Spot From Rural Kolhapur

Location: Ajara (Kolhapur district) This site has been classified as grade C tourist site by the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation. During the 12th five year Plan (2012-17) an average of 2 rural tourism clusters should…

Unusual Deforestation In An Evergreen Cover

Location: Ghatkarwadi village As you travel towards Sindhudurg, you will find an evergreen cover which is mesmerizing. The moment you take diversions, the story changes completely. You will find a lot of sites where rampant…

Visible Work. Invisible Identity

Location: Beredki wada of Chaukul village in Sawantwadi Oxfam in its recent report titled “An economy for the 99%,” said more than 40% of the 400 million women who live in rural India are involved…

The Dying Mastani Lake

Location: Jejuri (Pune district) Ahilyabai Holkar Talav (popularly known as Mastani Lake in this village) is close to the Khandoba temple. There is a tradition that after visiting the Khandoba temple, people carry the idol…