Stories of Hope

April 2016

  • A successful businesswoman in her own right
    LIVELIHOOD

    A successful businesswoman in her own right

    It was in 2006, that 28-year-old Mayalaksmi from Panruti’s Konchikuppam village married Elilarasan. Mayalakshmi’s parents had trained her in Cashew processing techniques however her husband was an agriculture coolie, who didn’t know much about Cashew. Soon after marriage, the couple started struggling financially. Mayalakshmi was determined to c... Read More

  • Providing perspective about experiences in Indian education at a Global Forum
    EDUCATION

    Providing perspective about experiences in Indian education at a Global Forum

    Our colleague, Suman Sachdeva (Technical Director, Education) who has worked with CARE for over five years was selected as a 2015 Research Fellow at The Brookings Institution, Center for Universal Education, Washington DC. This was a part of the esteemed Echidna Global Scholars Program which builds the research and analytical abilities of NGO leaders and academic... Read More

  • Breaking the barrier of banking
    LIVELIHOOD

    Breaking the barrier of banking

    Gone are the days when banks were considered to be meant for the privileged few and endowed rich. Poor households find challenging to find a safe place to keep the hard earned money, not to talk of their toils to get a nod for loans due to their inability to demonstrate banking history and produce desired collateral. The daily wages of the less-endowed are consid... Read More

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