A new hope for India’s girls born into prostitution

For generations, prostitution has provided the only means of economic survival for some tribes in the Indian desert. Now, a handful of schools are teaching kids that a life outside the sex industry is possible. Story aired Deutsche Welle Radio World in Progress, March 2,2011 Story published on Deutshce Welle Online, March 2, 2011 In … Continue reading A new hope for India’s girls born into prostitution

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Bees mean sweet business for India’s tribal farmers

In India’s remote villages, tribal farmers struggle to make ends meet. Drought and low crop yields mean poor living conditions and low incomes. To supplement their income, tribal farmers often resort to honey hunting – a practice which sees them find and destroy natural hives. Mumbai-based organization Under the Mango Tree is trying to teach … Continue reading Bees mean sweet business for India’s tribal farmers