Bound by Nagaland to the north, Mizoram to the south, Assam to the west and Myanmar to its east, Manipur also has 'land of gems' to its title. Of the total 16 districts of Manipur, CASA works in 6 districts involving variety of tribes with variety of issues faced in their day-to-day lives. CASA has been present in the state during a number of humanitarian crisis. Through its office in central Imphal, it has given the baton of change to six newly emerged partners.
Located on the hilly eastern part of Manipur, Ukhrul district is home to Tangkhul Naga tribes. A bit modern from the outside, the tribe has its own share of problems. Ukhrul is the land of plenty-full, but comes with a plenty of problems. Huge migration, lack of employment, infrastructure, water crisis adds up to their woes. AWID implements its program 'resilience building of socially and economically excluded groups through ensuring rights and entitlements and through sustainable livelihood’ in the remotest and inaccessible villages of Ukhrul.
Photography & Editing: Arushi Narchal
Field Reporters: Isha Banerjee & Arushi Narchal
Field Staff: Lesehu Meru, Somiwon Muiwung, Phungreiso Varu
Subtittles: Ankita Yadav, Shringarika Pandey
Supporting Partner Organisation: AWID staff
Voice Over: Mansi Sharma
Helping Staff: Dinesh Das
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