West Bengal

On Being ‘A Tribal God’

Balancing work and home has always been crucial for each women. But this lockdown has left elderly and earning women with no support. SEEDS is ensuring that aid is reached to the last woman.

Dukhini Besra, an elderly women staying with her husband in Tapobon village of Chandabila GP under Nayagram block of Jhargram District., is the sole earning head of her family. She is a daily wage earner by profession but in the lockdown she lost her job. Left with no source of income and food to feed herself and her husband, she was left devastated and traumatised.

On receiving aid from SEEDS Dukhini mentions, “Today is a great day in our life – we saw our Marangburu (Tribal God)”. There are countless such Dukhini Besra that SEEDS have recognised and reached out to with the hope that food can reach the last woman.