So what about the roles that local people, from the community, play in the project?
There is a perception that people living in the project areas are all victims. Of course some will be victims, some will be much worse off than others but there are groups of people from the community who are at the front, driving this project forward, inspiring others, even if it’s just taking part with an open heart and mind. Whatever their involvement, it is the local people who are making things happen here in Budhpura, we’re going to take a look at some of the stand out people, you could call them the unsung heroes. I’ve met quite a few of them during my two recent visits to Budhpura. Their stories are impressive and anyone looking for hope and inspiration should keep on reading, you’ll find it aplenty here. During my recent visit to Budhpura I took a day out to spend some time in the local community, I wanted to get a feel for how the community were engaging with the project. It turned out to be a remarkable day and as I visited homes, work sites and community areas it became obvious that certain people were fully engaged and playing leading roles in the project. read more