Arrival at Nabakustashrum.
Another gov't success; Learning curve for the new improvements; Our monthly progress report.
Asbestos, monkeys, a standoff with the government, & some local publicity!
You've already seen pictures of Budhu Mohato. It's time we introduce him.
"Now go ahead and shoot us."
Sanjay Mohato (whom we call Tinku) is the man who really makes things work at Prabhatalloi Foundation. He grew up in Dabar, a nearby village, and he remembers this place 40 years ago. Even then he says it was like heaven; a paradise. The fruit trees bore mangoes, jack fruit, and guava. As children they … Continue reading History Part 2: Three Trees
As you walk past the skeleton of an old German building, the wind rustles through the leaves of a Muchukunda tree and you can almost hear it whispering the stories which make up this place. Some of these very trees were planted by villagers 100 years ago; they are still worshiped by the names of … Continue reading History, Part 1: The Early Days
Since the last update on January 20th progress has been made on the water project, building repair, and painting. Water Project By our last update on January 20th most of the pipe had been laid, and a trial run of the tap at the men's quarters was successful. Since then the pipeline has been laid … Continue reading 7 February 2017 – Progress Update
The US Center for Disease Control Recognizes Today as World Leprosy Day! To most of us Leprosy sounds like a grim disease of the distant past; something untouchables might have been riddled with in biblical times. One of those things is true: Left untreated it is a very grim disease. But it's not what you'd … Continue reading About Leprosy
This update will be a brief one - we just want to share that the water is successfully running from taps outside of the men's buildings! Pictured is Budhu, the head man in charge at the village, testing it out. It's possible that watching this I was more excited than he was!! What a miraculous … Continue reading Successful Trial Run for Water Project