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Majority World - Gram Vikas : Photo assignment for Majority World for STARS Foundation: Gram Vikas

Gram Vikas’ founders came to Orissa in the early 1970s as student volunteers to serve victims of a devastating cyclone. Their extensive activism and relief work motivated them to form Gram Vikas, which was registered on January 22, 1979, and currently serves more than 3,89,333 people in 1196 habitations of 25 districts in Odisha. 

Through its direct outreach programmes Gram Vikas works in 943 villages across 23 districts covering 59,132 families of which 39% are adivasis, 14% are dalits and the remainder are from general castes, mostly poor and marginal farmers. The work is concentrated in the South and South Western parts of the state and two districts in the north.

According to the census data available (2001) Orissa has a population of close to 37 million, of which 88% live in rural areas. Despite its natural advantages, average per capita income is only 73% of the national average, with 47% of the population, around 17.8 million people, living below the poverty line. Poverty is significantly worse in the western and southern districts of the state, which have a higher proportion of adivasis and dalits. Health and education facilities function poorly, communication and transport are underdeveloped, and local resources are grossly under-utilised. Adivasi and dalit communities together form about 39% of the total population (Scheduled tribes - 22.5% and Scheduled castes - 16.5%). Constitutionally bracketed as 'scheduled', people belonging to these sections of the society have been deprived for centuries and even today find themselves at the bottom of the rung in economic and human development indicators. Literacy rates in rural areas is 58% (71% for males and 44% for females) as compared to the state average of 63% (76% males and 50% females). High rates of infant mortality and maternal mortality contribute to the image of being a poor and backward state. 80% of the instances of morbidity and mortality cases in rural areas are caused by water-borne diseases. Less than 7% of rural households have access to safe sanitation, less than 20% of rural population has access to protected water and no more than 1% to piped water supply. Orissa has less labour opportunities for female population – the total women workforce representing only 31%. More than 70% households have no electricity connection.

Majority World - Gram Vikas

Suchit Nanda

Photo assignment for Majority World for STARS Foundation: Gram Vikas ...

Updated: Dec 13, 2013 6:40am PST

Soe Myat Thuzar : Photo shoot with multiple Myanmar Best Actress awards winner Soe Soe on July 18th evening in Yangon, Myanmar.
It was a commercial photo shoot where I was a guest photographer. What I saw tonight was more than a pretty woman. She showed this amazing capability to produce nuanced and precise performance on cue without delay, again and again. What would have taken an average actress hours, she produced in a single hour. Awesome performance. She did not win her multiple best actress awards for nothing.

Soe Myat Thuzar

Thet Win (uthetwin)

Photo shoot with multiple Myanmar Best Actress awards winner Soe Soe o ...

Updated: Sep 08, 2013 7:27pm PST

India 1980s : Photographs taken in India in the 1980s with an Olympus OM2n camera and either a Vivitar 55mm macro or Tamron SP 70-210mm zoom. Scanned to digital from 35mm slides, mostly Kodachrome 64 and some Ektachrome 100.

India 1980s

Armes Photography

Photographs taken in India in the 1980s with an Olympus OM2n camera an ...

Updated: Sep 02, 2013 5:02pm PST

Japan :

Japan

Armes Photography

Updated: Aug 11, 2013 10:37am PST

India : Trip to Rajasthan and Pushkar with Karl Grobl in October 2006

India

marketaebert

Trip to Rajasthan and Pushkar with Karl Grobl in October 2006

Updated: Jul 29, 2013 7:32am PST

Bhutan : Photography tour in spring of 2012 with Rainbow Photo Tours led by Robin Smilie

Bhutan

marketaebert

Photography tour in spring of 2012 with Rainbow Photo Tours led by Rob ...

Updated: Jul 25, 2013 11:08am PST

Myanmar : Photography trip with Karl Grobl.

Myanmar

marketaebert

Photography trip with Karl Grobl.

Updated: Jul 11, 2013 9:23am PST

Cambodia :

Cambodia

marketaebert

Updated: Jul 10, 2013 7:13pm PST

Asia-- Unforgettable Scenes : Images from our Asia travels-- with more to come....   To see these and my other photos as GREETING CARDS, please visit   http://www.winsomeworks.etsy.com

Asia-- Unforgettable Scenes

Anna Lisa

Images from our Asia travels-- with more to come.... To see these an ...

Updated: Apr 07, 2013 10:39am PST

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