Stories of Hope

July 2016

  • We need a Nutrition Mission
    HEALTH

    We need a Nutrition Mission

    India must convert its young population to a competitive advantage, and nutrition and health are foundational to that outcome The “Global Nutrition Report 2016” once again demonstrates India’s slow overall progress in addressing chronic malnutrition, manifest in st... Read More

  • Ensuring quality through professional data recording
    HEALTH

    Ensuring quality through professional data recording

    One visit to the Nurses duty station at the Public Health Centre (PHC) in Sarairanjan, Samastipur reveals the transformation that has gradually started bourgeoning in among the stationed staff and systemic changes thereof. This transformation is not an over-night phenomena but a result of meticulously planned and designed outlay to bring in intrinsic chan... Read More

  • Flourishing Partnership to help farmers avail the benefits of Soil Health Card
    LIVELIHOOD

    Flourishing Partnership to help farmers avail the benefits of Soil Health Card

    Government of India has set itself an ambitious target to cover 140 million farmers by 2017 under soil health card scheme. The scheme is aimed at helping the farmers get the soil health of their individual farms tested, and recommending application of fertilizers and nutrients as per the requirement of individual farms to help farmers improve productivity through... Read More

  • Immunization efforts gaining momentum in Bihar
    HEALTH

    Immunization efforts gaining momentum in Bihar

    Immunization in progress With 51 lakh people, East Chamaparan is one of the largest and most populous districts of Bihar. Each block primarily has one designated Primary Health Centre (PHC); which is often the only public health facility in the block that is open all days of the week and provides basic curative and obstetric services. The... Read More

  • Collective action helps save a 10-day-old Pradeep
    HEALTH

    Collective action helps save a 10-day-old Pradeep

    Pradeep with his mother When MInu Bindua, CARE India’s frontline worker from Madhya Pradesh Nutrition Project (MPNP) met 10-days-old Pradeep, she was shocked to find the baby boy, severely malnourished and almost on the verge of collapsing. She immediately contacted other team members at CARE and they sprang into action and tried all me... Read More

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