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Lessons learned from COVID-19: Self-reliance, Self- sufficiency, Solidarity

Mrs T Shilu (33 yrs) and Mrs S Mathsϋlu (44 years) are both women farmers and members of New Phor Women farmers group initiated by NEN. They have been a part of this group since its formation in 2019. New … Continue reading

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SURE bridges gap between farmers, common man during Covid-19 Lockdown

With the ongoing lockdown that is caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, farmers have been taken by a surprise and have been affected tremendously as they were not able to sell their produce in the market as usual. The Society for … Continue reading

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Nohron SHG helps vulnerable families during COVID-19 lockdown

Snohktilang SHG is a Self Help Group (SHG) from Nohron village under Mawkynrew C&RD Block, East Khasi Hills District, that was formed in 2017 with ten women members. The group has a practice where each member saves Rs 10 per … Continue reading

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Service to man is service to God

By Chenxiang R Marak, Associate, NESFAS Merong Jakep is a concept that has been practiced since time immemorial by all the Christian communities in the Garo Hills region. Each Christian household is required to set apart a handful of rice … Continue reading

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Ki Samla ka Nohron: ka bor ban ialeh pyrshah ia u COVID-19

By Bankerda Chyne Ka shnong Nohron ka long ka wei ka shnong ha thaiñ Mawkynrew kaba la shim khia ia kane ka khlam COVID-19. Ka Dorbar Shnong lem bad U Sordar ki la shong meeting kyrkieh ban phylliew jingmut kumno … Continue reading

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NESFAS to build isolation rooms for traditional knowledge holders

NESFAS had always looked up to the elderly members of its partner village communities as traditional knowledge holders, many of who are the custodians of it’s Food Network initiatives like millet, rice and honey and more. The organisation has been … Continue reading

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