“Impact Stories”

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A profitable farm for Wendi Hicoca

Wendi Hicoca is from Dakulguda village of Rayagada district. Five years back under the Forest Rights Act (FRA) Wendi got 1.5 acres of land. The land is located on the edge of a hill called Hiradangar in the village of Dakulguda […]

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Exposure Change My Daughter’s Life

People say in this modern time ‘Information is a powerful weapon’ but I would add that information is such a weapon which can bring smile on anybody’s face, it can change a human mind, thought and even body! It has happened in one girl’s life, […]

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“We Can”

Mahatma Gandhi the father of Indian Nation usually saying in most of his congregation that “Sanitation is more important than Independence”. He said every human has right to avail safe drinking water and having toilet which leads to a dignified quality of life […]

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“His Will Paved the Way”

Basudev Jakesika a medium scale farmer lives with his old parents, wife and two sons in the village of Khuntabadi which is 10 kms from the Muniguda Block Head Quarters. His family owns 4.5 acres of land of which 1.5[…]

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The fallow and the shallow pay with industry!

The Sikharpur village is in Hinjlicut block of Ganjam district. This is about Surjanarayan Nayak. Surjanarayan has 5 acres of land, and most of his land is not irrigated. But today Surjanarayan sits on an oasis.In Ganjam district Kharif, Rabi and Summer season crops are separated as irrigated area and rain fed area. Among all the blocks […]

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Information is Weapon

Someone was nicely said “Information is Weapon” It was proved by a tribal illiterate lady Bangari Kadraka aged about 53 of Hazarding village of Bissamcuttack Block where Harsha Trust is working since 2008. Bangari lives with her husband Beera Kadraka […]

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Alternative livelihood

During the days when Southern & Western Odisha is suffering mostly by LWE movements & violence, Educated & non educated youths are easily influenced by the ideologies of Naxalism because of many causes. One of the major reasons may be lack of employment opportunities in […]

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DRINJU Brings Khuntabadi to the Vegetable Map of the state

The efficiency of marketing of vegetables in Odisha especially in the tribal belts has been a significant concern always. Here the farmers typically depend heavily on the middlemen particularly with vegetables as they are quickly perishable and with no storage facilities, options are limited. […]

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Where there is will there is way

“Where there is will there is way” though it is an old proverb but it has enough power and truth. If you have strong will power you can do what you want. So in Bhagabat Gita it was nicely quoted that “Pangu langheyate Giri” […]

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“Jeeban Ke Sath Bhi & Jeeban Ke Bad Bhi”

It is widely accepted that “Small is beautiful & precious”. It has experienced by a tribal women Wendi Pidikaka of Pinda Village. Her family belongs to ST category & having 4 acres of land & mainly depended upon agriculture […]

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