When Water For People India visited Tembrusonda village in July 2018, they received a special request. It came from a residential ashram school for tribal girls in Chikhaldara block, Amravati district, Maharashtra.
Kids in Kohona village were facing a bleak future. Since their school lacked basic water facilities, they used to flee outside to drink water or use toilets. 12-year-old Neeta Lala Mavaskar, a class- VIII student, shares, “While studying in school, I had to face a lot of water-related problems.
Khatkali is a small village with 100 households in Amzari Gram Panchayat, Amravati district, Maharashtra. When Water For People India team visited the village in May 2019, it was devoid of a functional water supply scheme.
Kalapani and Bhandri are remote villages situated in Chikhaldara block, Amravati district, Maharashtra. A year ago, both these villages lacked a basic water supply.
Mr. Suraj Tote, resident of Bhandri village in Chikhaldara block, Amravati district, Maharashtra was working as a security guard in Nagpur, Maharashtra. He was dissatisfied with his job, not because the pay was not good.
Atithi Devo Bhava (Guest is equivalent to God) is an ancient Indian saying. But for 45-year-old Hemrati Rameshwar Metakar, a native of Dhomanbarda village, it’s far easier said than done.
Kalapani is a small village in Badnapur Gram Panchayat. It houses 84 households with more than 95% population of the tribal community.