“After my marriage, I was settled in Soganure village in Arakkonam taluk of Vellore district in Tamilnadu, but I was always willing to render voluntary service for the upliftment of children, poor women, and widows”, says Deepa a Graduate from Chennai. Motivated by the orientation programme on Udhayam Eco DRR in August 2016, Deepa registered herself as a volunteer for Vellore Social Service Society (VSSS) under Caritas India facilitated UdhayamRead more
With climate change, rainfalls turned irregular and drought has become a common phenomenon especially in rural corners of Madhya Pradesh. The effect of last twenty-year drought has been manifested in terms of malnutrition, farmer’s suicides and high rate of distress migration in the State. Caritas India came forward with Saksham programme to build the climate change resilience of smallholder tribal communities to address their socio-economic andRead more
Football enthusiast from Thrissur, Kerala cheered their players on the ground with “Let us play and fight against cancer” slogan during the Ashakiranam Sevens Football Tournament conducted by the Social Apostolate of Trichur Arch Diocese (Santhwanam) with Caritas India. 642 professional football players from 52 Parishes of Arch Diocese of Thrissur participated in the tournament to give their support to a campaign for raising awareness on cancer.Read more
Binod Munda, 10, is one among four siblings who was sent to do domestic work at Rambi Bazar Teesta GP, Kalimpong. Her three elder sisters were also sent for work in different families at Sikkim for which family still doesn’t have any information since they left. Family’s poor condition could not support the children and were sent to work as domestic workers. Due to financial crisis children are forced to sacrifice educational and other developmentRead more
Walking far away in search of drinking water is everyday quest for the people of Biba village from Melghat region of Amravati District. They were following the same routine for the last 13 years. The village had water tank and well, but without motor pump and pipelines to pump the water for supplying to the village. The need was genuine but no one was ready to raise the voice for their right. Even the Sarpanch (elected head of a village), Gram PanchayatRead more
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