Cleaning Up a Wasteland

In Patna, Bihar’s capital, street rubbish has reached unprecedented levels. AKF (UK)’s Patrick Sayer meets the unsung heroes who are working to turn this around. Slipping into the traffic for even a short journey through Patna redefines the meaning of…

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A first step towards financial security

The development of Community-Based Savings Groups (CBSGs) in Bihar, India not only provides financial opportunities for local residents, but brings communities together as well. CHALLENGE: Bihar – India’s poorest and most marginalised province Over half of the world’s population has…

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