ASSIST’s critical first task is therefore to transform this mindset and build people’s confidence that change is possible. We have developed a variety of hands-on techniques to sensitise a community, including regular house visits, group meetings and mass rallies, wall paintings and cultural performances.
After having lived in a rented house for many years, Seetha and her family built their own house on a plot that was purchased by her parents. In the small garden they grow flowers, herbs and tomatoes. Both Seetha’s sons are studying engineering.