Shamima Khatoon, a trained counsellor in Kamarhati, a suburb of Kolkata, mediates family conflicts and helps make local women aware of their rights. She received her training through Barrackpore Avenu

Justice for women

MCC is working toward justice for women who have experienced gender-based violence. Our partners mediate conflict, engage local authorities and create safe spaces for women to speak, amplifying their voices.

Amrita Topno is frying a sweet snack called “gulgula” made out of wheat flour, over a wood fire, to sell in the local haat (open air market) in Potab village. Topno, a member of the Kuni self-help gro

Empowering workers

MCC partners support vulnerable communities including migrant workers through skills training and work opportunities. With new skills and greater livelihood possibilities, workers are empowered to choose where to put down roots, grow and thrive.

Pinkey Bage, of Donia village, is preparing vermicompost.

Sustainable farming

MCC partners are training communities in farming methods that allow them to adapt to the changing climate and grow food sustainably. That allows families to stay in their community without needing to leave home in pursuit of better land.

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