It was at a crucial time, the women of the project villages requested WOTR to initiate health activities in their villages. Th eir focus was on children. Th at was when the fund from the Becker-Cordes Stift ung and the Rotary Club of Hagan came in. WOTR was able to initiate the project Responsible Parenthood and an Action for Positive Change’ with a focus on the mother and child.
In a previous article titled, “Gender and Watershed Development” (Research Note published by the ODI in AgREN - July 1997), I had outlined the impact watershed development (WSD) was observed to have on women’s lives and on gender relationships.