Rebuilding Lives and Vineyard, One Step at a Time

Namita and Tapan are a middle-aged couple with two children in a hamlet in 24 South Parganas district in the backwaters of Sunderbans, West Bengal. The couple and their children were previously engaged in daily-wage jobs but they decided to leave it behind and set up betel leaf farming in their 1/5th acre land a […]

Indian Students Ignite Their Imaginations

Last December, ChildFund India launched a nationwide campaign called ‘Books, My Friends’ to provide bags full of age-appropriate books for 115,000 children ages 6 to…

From Fish Vendor to Engineer

“A dream doesn’t become reality by magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work,” says Santosh, a unit planner at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Odisha.

Sumitra’s ability knows no barriers

In a small village in Odisha, 26-year-old Sumitra is busy pedaling a whirring sewing machine, giving final touches to a brand new dress for a waiting customer.

The Munda Community gets a School

”Times have changed, and so have we,” sings the Munda community based in one of the districts in Odisha. As darkness descends, a small group…

Bringing Priyanka out of the red

The Kalahandi district of Odisha has been facing drought and famine for many years. Most of the inhabitants are dependent upon agriculture and on daily…