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5 April 2021
A public-private scheme between the Seychelles Islands Foundation and a government agency is allowing residents to plant seeds of the coco de mer, or sea coconut, as a way to save the endangered tree species. So far, ...
8 December 2020
Since 2014, the Sheltersuit Foundation has distributed more than 12,000 combination jackets and sleeping bags in multiple nations to protect unhoused people from cold weather. Dutch clothing designer Bas Timmer design...
26 November 2020
Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, India
In the face of climate change, the nonprofit SABALA is working with nearly 2,000 women farmers in India to participate in millet farming, which can also strengthen community food security and empower women. Using trad...
13 October 2020
Tamil Nadu, India
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A grassroots organization in Tamil Nadu, India has helped women farmers throughout the region to create "small informal farming groups" so that they can collectively lease land for their agriculture businesses. This c...
25 August 2020
Thottampatti, Tamil Nadu, India
The Women’s Collective is a nonprofit that works with more than 10,000 subsistence farmers in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu to promote food security using millets, a crop resilient to drought and climate change. For ...
12 August 2020
Uttara Kannada, Karnataka, India
As the habitats of wild elephants shrink, conservationists in India are developing safer ways to reduce the number of conflicts between humans and the animal. The Wildlife Research and Conservation Society uses chili ...
28 May 2020
Khonoma, Nagaland, India
Despite the lockdown and loss of tourism income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the village of Kohonoma in India has been able to maintain a high level of food security for its people. Because of previous legal changes ...
25 February 2020
Kohima, Nagaland, India
By reviving millet farming, farming communities are adapting to climate change. In India, the Millet Farmers Group, organized by a women’s rights nonprofit, the North East Network (NEN), helps farmers cultivate millet...
3 February 2020
A nonprofit in India is training victims of sexual assault and trafficking to work as lawyers and seek justice for themselves or others. The program offers both counseling and rehabilitation services and formal legal ...
9 October 2019
Purushwadi, Maharashtra, India
A social enterprise based out of Mumbai, India helps connect urban dwellers with rural communities by creating tourism job opportunities for rural individuals, inviting people who live in the city to stay with and lea...
1 October 2019
Vaccinating and sterilizing canines proves more effective in curbing rabies than culling the stray animals. In Mumbai, India, city authorities have partnered with NGOs like In Defense of Animals India (IDA India) and ...
9 September 2019
In India, many people suffering from undiagnosed mental illnesses end up wandering on the streets, but a Mumbai psychiatrist is addressing the problem by treating their illnesses and reuniting them with their families...
29 March 2019
Khonoma, Nagaland, India
The village of Khonoma, in India's Nagaland state, focuses its effort on wildlife conservation through community-organized hunting reduction efforts and sustainable agriculture practices. These efforts led to the crea...
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