Posts Tagged ‘livelihoods’

What is the value of land? If you asked me this question a year ago when I was living in New York City I would have asked for the dimensions and location of the land, then I would have considered market conditions and provided an estimate. Living in rural India provides me an entirely different [...]

Dear Changemakers, Pour in equal measures community immersion, grassroots development, courage, and compassion. Indicorps offers Fellowships for passionate individuals of Indian origin to implement sustainable development projects with community-based organizations across India, to live simply and to embody what it means to “BE THE CHANGE.” Compact it into a year. From Gujarat to Bihar, and [...]

SEPT 15, 2008 – MAR 15, 2009 ENCOURAGING ENTREPRENEURSHIP BAGAR, RAJASTHAN Pulkit Agrawal, August 2008 Fellow Grassroots Development Laboratory Background and Project Vision Grassroots Development Laboratory (GDL) was started in 2006 by 3 Indicorps fellows as an initiative to provide the opportunity for young people to creatively tackle some of the most pressing developmental challenges [...]

SEPT 15, 2008 – MAR 15, 2009 IMPROVING LIFE SKILLS AND LIVELIHOODS OF RURAL YOUTH BHAL REGION (DHANDHUKA, BHAVNAGAR, & DHOLKA BLOCKS) OF GUJARAT Neha Mistry, August 2008 Fellow Mahiti Rural Development Centre Background and Project Vision I am currently working with Mahiti on improving the life skills and livelihoods of the rural youth in [...]

SEPT 15, 2008 – MAR 15, 2009 RURAL EMPOWERMENT HIRIYUR, KARNATAKA Linda Mani, August 2008 Fellow Initiatives for Development Foundation and Gramya Turnkey Services Pvt. Lt. Background and Project Vision In 2003, Initiatives for Development Foundation (IDF) identified five villages surrounding the small town of Hiriyur form what is known as the Natural Fiber Cluster.  [...]

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