Parhit Samaj Sevi Sanstha is a non-profit voluntary organisation, based in Madhya Pradesh, the central state of India. It is working with some of the most deprived people in the districts of Gwalior-Chambal and Bundelkhand regions of the State. Together these districts form one of the most backward regions in not only Madhya Pradesh, but also in India. The most important intervention of Parhit has been in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector, though it has touched almost all issues that affect rural life.
Stories from the Field
- Murari Adivasi is a small farmer of Kalothara village, about 45 km from Shivpuri. He has 4-acre agriculture land and he could only cultivate kharif crop and that too if the rainfall was good. He used to work as a labourer to raise his six-member family, including two children. Very hard working Murari wished to cultivate more crop, but unavailability of water came in the way to realise his wish. Last year he sowed rabi crop and for irrigation... Read On