PROJECTS: I'LL DIE FOR YOU: LEFT BEHIND: 032_LET_INDIA-farmer-suicides-WOMEN

{quote}We lost everything when he died{quote} said Kantopai Hanuman Choudhary, 40, of her husband, Hanuman, who committed suicide by jumping into a neighbour’s 42-foot well on September 6, 2010. Heavy rain ruined all the crops in the family's five-acre land, where they farmed cotton. Kantopai said the morning after the rain her husband went to see the crops in the field. She said he came back upset and said the water was up to his knees, the crops had been ruined and then he went out and threw himself down the well. He had borrowed 70,000 Indian rupees (USD$1,305) from relatives to put into the land.

"We lost everything when he died" said Kantopai Hanuman Choudhary, 40, of her husband, Hanuman, who committed suicide by jumping into a neighbour’s 42-foot well on September 6, 2010. Heavy rain ruined all the crops in the family's five-acre land, where they farmed cotton. Kantopai said the morning after the rain her husband went to see the crops in the field. She said he came back upset and said the water was up to his knees, the crops had been ruined and then he went out and threw himself down the well. He had borrowed 70,000 Indian rupees (USD$1,305) from relatives to put into the land.