Looming agony of poverty, hunger

Published on 06 May 2009

Rahela Robitudu has not been able to buy meat for her family in the past one year or so. The Santal woman heading the four-member family at Chakrotiram village in Tanore upazila says they quite often pass half-fed or unfed nights due to lack of earning. (...) these ultra-poor community, got a little respite when the World Food Programme, assisted by the European Commission, launched a 30-day income generation scheme — cash and food for work programme.

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