Why Farmers in India Are Committing Suicide—and How a New App Is Poised to Change That

This Article by Online media news channel ” TakePart World ” is talking about “Why Farmers in India Are Committing Suicide—and How a New App Is Poised to Change That”.

From 1995 to 2005, India saw a historic number of farmer suicides: more than 30,000. This year, in just the state of Telangana, there have been 350 farmer suicides. Small family-run farms are plagued with debt and financial problems brought on by insensitive and demanding money lenders—to the point where it’s driving them to sacrifice their lives, said Venkat Maroju.

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