“We used to grow maize on our land but life was hard and it just never delivered the returns. I learnt about poly-house cultivation and took a chance – building a 4000 sq.mt. house complete with drip irrigation and solar pump. Everyone thought I was mad – me just a housewife and with no experience in farming. But I grow Rs. 8 lakhs worth of Kheera (cucumber) in this house now – my family treat me differently, my village look at me differently and other farmers look up to me. Apparently I’m the most progressive farmer in our village!” - Chetna Devi, Kurki Village, Rabriyawas, Rajasthan.
Empowering Women Through Water – Sujal Jankars
April 26, 2023
In rural India, where people are dependent on groundwater or weekly municipal w...