Grassroots Action – Development Matters http://www.dhan.org/development-matters Monthly Development Update from DHAN Collective Fri, 04 Aug 2017 08:05:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.11 Coir changed my life http://www.dhan.org/development-matters/2013/02/coir-changed-my-life/ Tue, 12 Feb 2013 04:21:11 +0000 http://www.dhan.org/development-matters/?p=881 Jaya aged 36 is a very ordinary woman living in a village called Silvarpatti, in Periyakulam Taluk, Theni District, Tamilnadu, India. No one expected that she would one day become an entrepreneur and also become the Secretary of Periyakulam Coir Cluster Kalanjiam producer company Ltd. How she got this opportunity and grabbed it to [...]]]> LIFE gave me life http://www.dhan.org/development-matters/2013/02/life-gave-me-life/ Thu, 07 Feb 2013 09:49:44 +0000 http://www.dhan.org/development-matters/?p=723 I am Gayathri.R from Thukili village of Thiruvidaimaruthur Block, Tanjore District, Tamil Nadu. I was born in a middle class family to Mr.Gurunathan and Ms Gandhimathi as the eldest of three in the year 1975. My father was a teacher in a private school. My mother was an agricultural laborer and also [...]]]> Experience of renovating the supply channel http://www.dhan.org/development-matters/2010/09/experience-of-renovating-the-supply-channel/ Thu, 30 Sep 2010 05:51:18 +0000 http://www.dhan.org/development-matters/?p=451 Seetoorani Kanmai is a tank located in Manakulam village, Soorakulam pilaruthan panchayat, Manamadurai block, Sivagangai district. The tank has registered acayut of 64.5 acres. There are three wells and two pump sets in the command area of the tank. Major crops grown in this command area are paddy, sugarcane and ground nut. [...]]]>