a colourful journey

Polymer journeys

Our dear blog readers know that the polymer journeys of the ladies of Samunnat have changed lives.  Tomorrow Wendy didi is coming to stay with us again and we will have many things to plan and talk about and some big things to celebrate. We think we will have to have...

Happy Holi to all

We  would all like to say a very loving and happy Holi to all the people who read our blog and send us love and good wishes and encouragement. You are the people who put the colour into our life and we are very happy! Holi is celebrated on the day after the full moon...

Kopila’s Advocacy Training…a call to love!

Kopila writes: Recently a friend from Durgapur, a town west of us, asked me to give a one day advocacy class. She wanted me to tell about the work of Samunnat and the help that Samunnat could give to women in her area who were in situations of violence.  I...

International Women’s Day at Samunnat

Kopila writes: The day before International Womens’ Day I thought we would celebrate this event just quietly, having some snacks with the Bahini haru during Khaja (meal) time. But the next day, a friend rang me and said she was invited to a...

Kalpana’s happiest moment

A couple of months ago you read about Kausila here. She lives with her sister, Kalpana, in the Samunnat house. Recently Kalpana had some exciting news. Kopila tells the story: The other other day, Kalpana gave me a letter from her school and said I was invited to her...

Durga’s story – empowered and empowering

One year ago my life was trapped.  I was thrown out from my in-laws house because my husband got married with another women.  My parents have 4 girls and only one son and their condition was not so good so if I went back to them, it would be another burden for them....
A Colourful Journey

A Colourful Journey