Every Drop Counts: How a Village in Maharashtra Transformed Parched Land to Lush Fields
A teacher and guide from Maharashtra’s Purushwadi village shares how collective efforts of village residents and experts helped contain the water crisis due to extreme weather conditions
Challenging a Patriarchal Tradition to Revive a Reservoir
In the mountains of Uttarakhand, the women of Sarmoli village came together to revive the dried-out Mesar Kund – that they were once forbidden to visit
No Place Like Home
A bright young man from Kerala’s Mothakkara village explains how his childhood experiences influenced his decision to stay on in his village and work locally instead of chasing opportunities elsewhere
The Legend of a British Runaway in a Remote Uttarakhand Valley
A zoology student from Mukhwa village sheds light on the fascinating life of “Pahari Wilson,” who both plundered her valley and created the livelihoods that flourish to this day.
What Does it Take to Save India’s Largest Lake?
The belief that a rising tide will lift all boats, says a fisherman-conservationist, who is part of a community setting up fish sanctuaries in Vembanad Lake
A Wild Fruit on the Brink of Extinction
A biodiversity enthusiast from Maharashtra's Khadki Budruk village reminisces about how a wild fruit defined his childhood - and why it has been fast disappearing.
From nomadic roots to social entrepreneurship in Ladakh
From creating local employment to donating solar lamps to nomads in a remote Ladakhi region, a 38-year-old semi-nomadic entrepreneur from Leh is taking everyone along to develop a flourishing ecosystem that supports local artisans
The Magical Flying Lanterns of Purushwadi
A teacher and guide from Maharashtra’s Purushwadi village introduces the magical world of fireflies – and a monsoon festival to inspire their conservation
Did he choose his destiny or did his destiny choose him?
In this time of kalyug, one man embarks on a journey of sacrifice and penance in search of truth and knowledge
A Himachali Festival Where a Deer Dances at Every Door
A student from Kullu shares how Himachali children celebrate “Haran” – featuring deer, music and long walks in the dark – during the renowned Kullu Dussehra festival