Please read our response to 'an article on Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan (JSA)' is published in the 'Economic and Political Weekly/ issue (Vol. 54, Issue No. 29, 20 Jul, 2019) at the following link. In 2015, the Government of Maharashtra launched the JSA, with the aim of making 25,000 villages in Maharashtra drought-free.
Ray Of Hope [Ummeed Ki Kiran]
( English, DVD, 23 mins)
With the financial support of Concern India Foundation, WOTR took on the challenge of rejuvenating the drylands! “Ray of Hope” is a film about the WOTR-Wasundhara project in Metali and Sarkankopcha village (Dungarpur, Rajasthan).
The WOTR-Wasundhara program combining socio-economic empowerment with Watershed development has managed to break the vicious cycle of land degradation, water scarcity, poverty and migration and other associated issues, typical to most rural communities today. This is the story of how the poorest area in Rajasthan is now a scene of positive transformation.