RESCUE & REVIVAL is not a mega-charity where people at the top have no connection to the people it claims to help. Ours is a small, village-based organisation. We know each beneficiary family by face and name

RESCUE & REVIVAL is not a top-heavy organisation where establishment costs and salaries eat up money intended for desperate families.

RESCUE & REVIVAL does not invest heavily in advertising; money received goes to the needy.


RESCUE & REVIVAL is a non-profit, non-sectarian, non-political charitable organization registered under the Societies Registration Act.

Our accounts are audited annually. When a donor adopts a family, the donor receives the name, address and contact numbers of the family and is encouraged to be in touch with the family they are helping

Learn More About The Problem

Debt and Death in Rural India published by Sage in 2012, Is a study of farmer suicides in rural Punjab from the mid-1990s up to 2008. Based on comprehensive original research work, it examines various factors ranging from central to state policies and critically analyses political, economic and social trends that have led to the dismal condition of farmers in Punjab. This study presents a unique trajectory on the issue of farmer suicides and contextualises the problem within a historical and geographical framework. It includes interviews of family members of a number of farmers who committed suicide in the subdivisions of Lehra and Moonak of Sangrur district of Punjab, India. The authors also recommend concrete policy measures to enable Punjab to break out of agrarian distress.

The Authors

Aman Sidhu completed her MA in International Business from the South Bank University, London, and an MA in Sociology from Punjab University, Chandigarh, India. At the time of her untimely death in 2006, she was simultaneously involved in social work among families of rural suicide victims and pursuing her PhD from Punjab University. The book is based on her doctoral research data that was compiled, expanded and edited by her father, Inderjit Singh Jaijee.