Despite being a major part of Sindh's agricultural force, women farmers were kept excluded from water management for years.
The herders of Thar spend the whole day away from home in the pastures, with only tea and songs to break the monotony
A woman-led effort in Umerkot has started showing fruit, providing a boost to nutrition and livelihood opportunities.
Swarms of locusts in the Thar region are threatening Tharis’ livelihood and livestock
After receiving a good amount of rainfall in many years, the Thar desert is in full bloom.
Along the Thatta-Hyderabad Highway lies another unique but dilapidated and vandalised graveyard
Lack of rain in Thar forces the locals to become nomads and move to barrage areas in search of food, fodder and work
Small-scale farmers are using organic methods for growing vegetables
How the art of weaving shawls, passed down from generation to generation, became a lifesaver for Tharis in one village
One man’s efforts to give the children of his village a better future have strengthened a sense of community
Prior to harvest time, Tharis sing a special song to keep plugging along at their laborious field work
The first proper rains in six years have transformed Thar
The two communities united for Iftar and an exchange of Eid gifts.
Umerkot is known for religious harmony, where Muslims and Hindus participate in each others’ festivals.
On the third day of the event, local traders staged a protest and chanted slogans against the organisers.
The couples from lower-income households could not have imagined that they would be wedded in such style.
Inadequate rain and unfavourable market prices squash farmers' hopes.
Rain is a blessing in more ways than one.