By Stephanie Chen and Hareem Khan Story #1 – Leena Chawhan In one of the most crowded streets in Old Delhi, a single figure stands out amongst the sea of bodies. Here, in Khari Baoli, the largest wholesale spice market in Asia, Leena Chawhan is a rare sight – she is a young woman. […]
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By Harrison Johnstone. Many Indian children do not have access to a nutritious diet, leading to undernourishment and an inability to focus in school. However, the largest midday meal factory in the world is providing underprivileged government school students with meals that get them through the day. Harrison Johnstone filed this video report:
By Jayitri Smiles Grama Chethana is not concerned about arranging his daughter’s marriage to a man living in their south Indian village. His future son-in-law’s income, education status and star sign does not matter that much either. For Mr. Chethana, the search for his daughter’s husband will end when he finds a man with a […]
Suicide rates among farmers in India are often described as epidemic but some of the issues are similar to those Australian farmers face. By Kirsti Weisz When an Indian farmer commits suicide, there’s a high chance he comes from the dusty, arid state of Karnataka, located in India’s south. According to India’s National Crime […]
By Jayitri Smiles Father of four, Balu Ningrani, noticed something peculiar about his youngest and eldest child. Despite only being three years old, his son already understands English at the same proficiency as his seven-year-old daughter. Mr Ningrani’s son attends a private kindergarten, while his daughter is enrolled at a local government school. After enrolling […]
Villages across India are looking at new and sustainable energy sources with many using natural resources like cow manure to create energy. By Ashleigh Whitehill OUTSIDE the home of Mahendra Pingulkar, leader of Nivaje village, three men are digging. Deeper and deeper they burrow into the fertile south Indian soil, creating a hole the size […]
The world’s largest school lunch project feeds India’s most underprivileged students in a bid to tackle high rates of child malnutrition, child labour and school drop-outs. By Kirsti Weisz Not a single student in the rural public high school Navanagar, located near Hubli in India, carries a packed lunch to school. Instead, as soon as the […]
By Hareem Khan & Stephanie Chen On a bustling shopping strip in Hubli, Karnataka, a family of eleven sit under a tarp roof. Surrounded by wood carvings and shaped cricket bats, their stall stands out even on the busiest of roadsides. The family hand-carve and sell wooden cricket bats, and are known throughout this small […]
By Ashleigh Whitehill Sapura Bee lives in a dry and dusty community on the outskirts of Hubli, Karnataka. While most of the houses in this settlement were built decades ago, the poor community has never been connected to local water infrastructure. Until recently, people relied on water deliveries from the government. But often these deliveries […]
By Elliana Saltalamacchia Every day, the locals of Tangting village in central Nepal are treated to pristine views of the Annapurna Ranges. These are views that leave would leave most visitors – foreign and Nepalese alike – absolutely speechless. But despite their geographical privilege, like any remote mountain village in Nepal, Tangting faces economic challenges. Rural […]
- Mojo correspondents have won three awards at this year's Mojo awards, including Best Feature and Best Photography. http://t.co/J0BHr9ftdI 2 months ago
- What's it like being a woman vendor in Asia's largest spice market? http://t.co/kuvhS2wk37 3 months ago
- Mojo Correspondent gained access to the world's largest school lunch factory in India. Watch our video report here: http://t.co/ZZJhGaLam1 4 months ago