Anitha’s dream of building self-reliant communities in India
Half a dozen people are assembled under a banyan tree that offers very little shade: its branches snapped and leaves blown away. This is just one week after Cyclone Fani and it is Anitha Sadasivan’s first day of deployment. India’s Odisha is reeling over the devastation and loss of Cyclone Fani. There are constant power cuts and the heatwave begins to surge. But, Anitha has learned to overlook this discomfort and focus on the community’s needs.