Tingog, A Helping Hand to Barangay Health Workers

Cecilia Regondola, 58 years old, of Barangay Agnas, has been a barangay health worker (BHW) for almost thirty years. She is grateful to Tingog because of the concrete changes it has brought about to the … Continue reading

Samadhan Impact: Setting up a Primary School

35-year-old Sibaram Bandhia lives in the Bandhia Guda village of Koraput District. The village has 56 households with a population of 267. About 43 are children in the age group of 6 to 14 years. … Continue reading

Samadhan Impact: Allotment of Financial Assistance under Housing Scheme – Indira Awas Yojna

31-year-old Arath Takri lives happily with his wife, Sunita, in Tayaput village, Laxmipur Block of Koraput District. During the Palli Sabha (village meeting), his name was selected as one of the beneficiaries of the Indira … Continue reading

Samadhan: Citizen Voices for Accountable Governance and Service Delivery

Why SAMADHAN? There are less than four years left for the world to achieve the Millennium Development Goals – a series of ambitious commitments that countries made across the globe to reduce poverty, eliminate preventable … Continue reading

Payment of Wages Under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNEREGA)

Koraput District – Orissa, India –  Sadan Krishani a 29-year-old daily labourer lives with his wife and son in Chakarliguda village in Koraput, a tribal-populated remote district in the central Indian state of Orissa, where … Continue reading

Indians Use Cell Phones to Plug Holes in Governance

This article from the Washington Post describes an exciting new program being conducted in two Indian districts in which citizens can connect directly with government officials to report problems via cell phones. LONDHIYA, INDIA — … Continue reading

Success Stories From Asia and the Pacific

With 5 years remaining until 2015, we are at the critical junction for achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Marking the 10th anniversary of the Millennium Declaration, heads of states will once again gather … Continue reading