Utthan

Social solidarity model in COVID-19 times
Kitchen gardening to ensure nutrition security for vulnerable families Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 1 week ago

The COVID-19 pandemic affected the entire globe and unfolded the most challenging health risks and economic burdens on communities, women, men and children, who were already on the margins.

Kitchen garden project helps people in pandemic times (Image: Utthan)
Self sufficiency in the times of Covid-19
Utthan promotes self-sufficient food production areas with internal dependencies, as the pandemic causes disruptions from food to fork. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 4 months ago

Reshamben, Manguben and Naseemben, strong women leaders of Vanita Shakti Mahila Sangathan and Ekta Mahila Sangathan, have always argued that government ration shops under the public distribution system should purchase all essential foodgrains from the local area, to the extent possible.

A ‘people to people’ social solidarity enterprise in the times of Covid-19 (Image: Utthan)
ECO Sanitation - A beneficial toilet
Not polluting the groundwater or soil - eco-sanitation Rama Mani posted 10 years 11 months ago

A brochure from Utthan about Eco-sanitation produced with support from Arghyam.

Eco Sanitation

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Water for All - An educational booklet by Utthan
Easy steps to save water: Water for all rajshekar posted 11 years ago

Water for AllThis document is an educational booklet on water management, published by Utthan, which works towards empowering women's groups to seek clean and adequate quality of water for all. 

The booklet provides background information on water as an important natural resource and the importance of protecting and maintaining the quality and quantity of this natural resource.

The details have been explained in a manner that is simple and understandable and include illustrations that are self explanatory and easy to follow.

The booklet is divided into the following sections:

Seven Steps to Hygiene - An educational booklet by Utthan
Seven steps to sanitation and hygiene rajshekar posted 11 years ago

BookletThis document is an educational booklet on sanitation and hygiene published by Utthan, which works towards empowering women's groups to seek clean and adequate quality of water for all.

The booklet includes the details of seven steps that can be undertaken to attain sanitation and hygiene. The details have been explained in a manner that is simple and understandable and includes illustrations that are self explanatory and easy to follow.

The seven steps include:

  1. Use and protection of water sources
  2. Managing drinking water
Reforming Water, Adding Women
Does decentralised water governance further gender justice in India? : Issues and Recommendations, a policy brief Rama Mani posted 12 years ago

Water for production - Women in decentralised irrigation systems in Maharashtra - Issues and recommendations
A brief on the findings of a study that attempts to understand the overall context and implications of women's participation in the irrigation sector. rajshekar posted 12 years ago

This policy  brief  has been jointly prepared by the Society for Promoting Participative Eco-system Management (SOPPECOM), Utthan and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and includes the findings of a study that attempted to understand the overall context and implications of women's participation in the irrigation sector.

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