New Savings, New Destinies

New Savings, New Destinies

The Anibhitha village of Kunjbona Panchayat is a remote hamlet that is part of the Littipara community development block about 40 kilometers from Pakur, Jharkhand, India. It is home to the Pahariya Tribe—one of India’s Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG). For...
Entrepreneurship & Resiliency

Entrepreneurship & Resiliency

José Alfredo, is a ten-year-old boy with hearing disabilities in Mayaland, Ixcán Guatemala. Thanks to the efforts of his mother, Catarina Jacinto, he now has hearing aids that allow him to continue with school activities without complications. José has managed to...
Expectations to Excel

Expectations to Excel

By María Elvira Caal Tun Floridalma Elizabeth Canti Bulum is 21 years old and lives in a thatched manaca roof house the village of Xalaja Chivitz, in the north central department of Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Due to a lack of financial resources, her parents did not...
A Stitch in Time, Saves Nine

A Stitch in Time, Saves Nine

As of the last week of May, 2020, India is in the ninth week of a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of the Corvid-19 pandemic. Only essential services are exempt. The crisis has put countless numbers out of work and further threatened the fragile livelihoods...
She’s the Boss

She’s the Boss

Surmani Hansda is mother to two daughters and two sons, and lives with her husband and brother-in-law in Dodari, a small hamlet in the dense Saranda forest in the West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, India. They belong to the Ho indigenous community, a majority in...