Watershed Organisation Trust is pleased to share a case study of 'Sattechiwadi' included as one of the best practices published in the Ministry of Environment and Forest, GOI National Report 2012 submitted to UNCCD. It gives an account of the activities implemented in Sattechiwadi (a hamlet of Hivargaon) Maharashtra and how specific land degradation problems were addressed.
(Marathi, VCD, 25 Mins)
Damalwadi and Wazar were two drought prone villages of Maharashtra, where availability of drinking water was a perennial problem. The women were the most affected by this. The requirements to implement WOTR’s clean and safe drinking water project were do-able yet challenging.
This short film tells the story of how the Samyukt Mahila Samiti (Apex Body of Womenâ€™s Self Help Groups) challenged tradition and together resolved the water issue.