April 1, 2015
Under the Village Improvement Program being successfully run by the joint efforts of DJJS and WEIF, and funded by Luke Four Foundation, seeds of vegetables Torai(Ridge Guord), Gheeya(Bottle Guord) and Kaddu (Pumpkin) were distributed among 45 deprived women beneficiaries of village Lokahi, District Saharsa, Bihar on March 21, 2015. Women were apprised of the productivity aspects and short term revenue generation offered by sowing of those seeds by Mr Ajeet Kumar and Mr Vijay, the Project Incharge and Assistance for this program.
On the same day, a street play on 'Ye Gaon Kab Jagega' ("When will this village be awake") was presented in the village by the students of Manthan, Padampur center. It aimed at awakening the village people and inculcating a spirit in them to break the shackles of old beliefs and work for self transformation and foster their own development.