Waqeela Bano: A Tale of Conviction and Determination

Waqeela Bano on the outside seems to be just another young girl from an orthodox Muslim family, but she is so much more. With the support of Terre des Hommes, she continues to pave the way for the women of

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9 year old Pranesh keeps his family safe during the COVID-19 pandemic

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In these dark times when we are hearing of struggles and challenges every single day, the story of Mr.Harekrushana Naik in the Keonjhar district of Odisha, is indeed one that makes you smile.

Following the processes and trainings taught by Project SEEDS (a project implemented by PECUC with support from BMZ & TDH (G- IP) – Harekrushna has managed to grow enough green vegetables to ensure his family has enough to eat during

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Women-power: Turning the tides

The Musahars are one of the most marginalized communities in the country and constant discrimination and extreme poverty is almost a way of life for them and their children. The communities living in the 10 remote villages in the Kushinagar

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A child labourer’s effort to end child labour

Meet Surya Bharathi. A child labourer yesterday. A well known musician today. Surya Bharathi’s life was no different from numerous other child labourers in India. When he was 11 years old and studying in the 6th grade in a small village

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Quarries Crushing Lives

Wherever you turn there are barren lands with not a tree in sight. Men and women alike work under the baking sun, perspiration pouring down their faces – digging and breaking stones. A cloud of dust constantly hangs in the

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Success Story of Raj Kumar

As the COVID pandemic grips the country and brings life as we know it to a grinding halt – disadvantaged families across the country are in a state of despair as basic food for survival becomes a challenge. In the

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A girl’s fight: A community’s win

The small village of Rampur in Bihar would be just that any other in that region – except there’s something that sets it apart. The village has almost zero incidences of child marriage – something almost unheard of amongst the

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Meet Pondiselvi. A child bride yesterday. A confident and independent woman today.

Young Pondiselvi was married at the tender age of 17 years. That’s because in the tiny village of  Viralimalai in the Pudukkottai District of Tamil Nadu where she hails from, the community considers girls to be a burden and gets

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