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Millet tradition loses flavour among Madhya Pradesh’s tribals

https://india.mongabay.com/2024/03/millet-tradition-loses-flavour-among-madhya-pradeshs-tribals/?amp=1 In the expansive compound surrounding Sundi Bai Uike’s hut made from a mixture of clay and cow dung, in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, a row of 10 oxen stands tethered to a central pole. The ground beneath them is strewn with dry stalks of kodo millet. Upon command, the oxen walk […]

Earth Focus Featured in Nayi Duniya

In a small tribal village of Gudma tucked deep inside the landscape surrounding the Kanha National Park, a new chapter of knowledge and empowerment began with the inauguration of a library of 300 books, creating a vital hub of learning for primary school students. This was made possible through the collaborative efforts of the International […]

Earth Focus Featured in Village Square

https://www.villagesquare.in/kanha-women-make-school-fun-for-tribal-kids/ Young women from forest-dwelling communities living in the buffer area of Kanha National Park are empowering themselves by educating children using unique activity-based methods designed based on the socio-ecological context of the landscape. Malti Yadav, 23, an educator at Earth Focus Foundation, conducts a storytelling activity for children at Anand Ghar (spaces established by the […]

Earth Focus Featured in Gaon Connection

https://www.gaonconnection.com/lead-stories/baiga-adivasi-rehabilitation-project-tiger-kanha-national-park-madhya-pradesh-forest-rights-51500 A non-profit helps displaced Baiga adivasis from the Kanha National Park, find stability! Displaced from their forest homes inside the Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh, tribal inhabitants struggled for years to find a place to call their own. A group of 32 Baiga tribe families now live in Chichrangpur village in the buffer […]