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Finding a Way to Inclusion

As a disabled woman, Barna Mahali was unable to share many of the benefits received by her fellow villagers in Sanramalai village, in Sundergarh district of Odisha, in eastern India. She was not incl...
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Empowering the Disabled

With support from PACS and partner Chaupal, persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the state of Chhattisgarh in central India are asserting their rights collectively via a disability forum. They are chal...
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Skills.in: Roohi's Story

Roohi is a young disabled woman from a Muslim community in Uttar Pradesh. She is a Skills.in graduate. Thanks to her three month Skills.in training, she now has a job with Aegis - a large Business Pro...
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Improving MGNREGA Inclusion

PACS has been working to increase awareness about, demand for and participation in the MGNREGA employment scheme, especially amongst socially excluded groups. One way in which they have done this is t...
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The Changeloomers: Nikhil

Nikhil was supported by PACS as part of Changelooms With.in - a year-long leadership programme for 100 passionate and enthusiastic young people who were supported and mentored to lead projects that ad...
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Women Leaders: Savitri's Story

Thanks to the training and support she has received from PACS, Savithri is helping to ensure that both her community and the others that her organisation supports, understand and access their rights a...
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Egging Each Other On

In the village of Bisipada in the Kandhamal district of Odisha, eggs are big business for Pitambar Sahoo and the other 4 members of his Self Help Group. They supply both the local school and the Angan...
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Disability is in Mind Not Body

Husband and wife team, Ramavatar and Madhuri Pandey, live in a slum area of Lucknow City in Uttar Pradesh. They are both disabled - Madhuri cannot use either of her legs and Ramavatar’s left hand wa...
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Skilling Up Disabled Youth

15 September 2015
On 15 September, Mr Ambika Chaudhary – the Minister for Welfare of Backward Classes and Development of Persons with Disabilities, Government of Uttar Pradesh – officially inaugurated a Livelihood ...
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