There is an urgent need to create mechanisms to empower widows in Yavatmal and Vidarbha, and give them the support they need to pick up the pieces of their lives and move forward. However, such initiatives are rare. One of the few such projects for the welfare of the helpless women is run by Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) and its sister organization Sampada Trust.
We are delighted to share with you a German article, and its rough English translation published in the Suedasien magazine in December 2017. The article is a transcript of a discussion between our Senior Researcher Arjuna Srinidhi and President Andheri Hilfe Bonn Elvira Greiner. It focuses mainly on how organisations can contribute to combating climate change, the challenges of sustainable rural development and the need to go beyond 'islands of survival' and ensure a sustainable future for the world as a whole.