Water Management and Sanitation

West Rajasthan is arid and the living conditions, hostile. The vagaries of the desert environment with temperatures exceeding 45 degrees in the summers and extreme fluctuations in temperatures during day and night aggravate the situation. Extreme variations in the precipitation and rainfall levels cause frequent droughts (40 times in these … Continue reading

Balika Shivir

Balika Shivir

The Balika Shivir or the Shivir (the commonly used names for the Balika Shikshan Shivir or Girls’ Education Camp) was a six-month residential education program for girls between the ages of 10-17 years who had dropped-out of school or been deprived of an education. These Shivirs were conducted annually between … Continue reading