Maharashtra villagers now resort to crowd-funding to raise money for building dams!
MUMBAI, MAY 31: In Osmanabad region of Maharashtra, the villagers of Murta have decided to come up with a solution to their problems on their own and it is one modern solution
NGO leverages crowdfunding startup to build canals in drought-hit Marathwada
MUMBAI, MAY 31: Drought-hit Marathwada is facing a tough ordeal with only one percent water left in dams in the region and people relying on rapidly depleting groundwater stock and special trains that ferry water to them.
Farmers In This Marathawada Village Are Crowd-Funding To Build An 8-km Water Canal
MUMBAI, MAY 30: Several initiatives have been taken by individuals and groups in the recent past to deal with the severe drought situation affecting a major portion of Maharashtra. One such initiative is being taken by the NGO, Suryoday Parivar, along with the support of farmers.
In drought-hit Maha village, farmers resort to online crowdfunding to give canal a new life
MUMBAI, MAY 28: Over the last fortnight, the sleepy Horti village in the drought-hit Osmanabad has been witnessing a sudden rush of activity. More than 700 farmers have been toiling day and night, to deepen a canal in their village. "Actually, we're working on rewriting our fate," is how a villager describes it.
700 drought-hit farmers in Marathawada are building an 8 km canal in 15 days through crowdfunding at Fueladream.com
MUMBAI, MAY 26: Horti is a small village that none of us has heard of and is located close to the better-known town of LATUR in the drought stricken Marathwada region of Maharashtra.