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Drougth-affected Communities

N. Sliwa, field survey of drought hit village of Najupura of Patan district, Ahmedabad.
Village women get ready to work in the fields.
N. Sliwa and AIDMI staff member interviewing the community leaders about the drought situation during summers in Patan district of Gujarat.
In scarcity of drinking water the community has to take their cattle to far away water sources.
A dried up pond used by cattle. When full of water, this pond irrigates the surrounding area.
A community leader of Patan, Gujarat says that the women of the community have to walk for miles to get clean drinking water.