delicate balance in the amount of rain we
receive in India. The monsoons arrive for our
summer growing season. Sure, it rains a lot, but
we need the rains so we can nourish our crops
and families! But our monsoons are changing.
Some places have fewer storms, but the storms
are stronger and scarier. Their crops are being
washed away in the floods. Other places are
getting less rain than they used to, or none at
all. Their crops wither and die in the drought.
The storms have
been coming earlier in the year, too. What if
they no longer match up with our growing season?
How will my family earn a living?
Too much rain
means floods, and we might lose our homes, but
too little rain means drought, and we might lose
our crops. How are we going to find our balance