The village of Kadbanwadi in Pune’s Indapur taluka is known for two reasons. First, for being an Adarsh Gaon (model village) and second, for the man behind making it drought-proof–BhajandasPawar. Once counted among 300 nondescript drought-prone villages in Maharashtra, where even drinking water was a luxury, Kadbanwadi moved on to having 100 farm ponds, three percolation tanks, […]

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The three most common reasons for children dropping out of schools in India have been poverty, availability, and accessibility to schools. When a family is financially unstable ensuring that the children go to school is far down on their list of priorities. The protagonist of this story is Ahmed Ali, a rickshaw-puller from Madhurbond village […]

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Calcium is important for all babies and children but it is especially important for women. This is because women require calcium more than men as they are more prone to bone health problems as they grow older. Calcium phosphate crystals account for approximately 70 percent of bone weight which is why calcium is considered to […]

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