Stories of Hope

August 2016

  • A common farmer initiates a paradigm shift in gender stereotypes
    HEALTH

    A common farmer initiates a paradigm shift in gender stereotypes

    Raju Mishra with his wife in gender meeting in his village Breaking gender stereotypes, Raju Mishra, a common farmer from Madhya Pradesh’s Chhaikua village has become a role model for the entire community. He has almost single-handedly managed to change perceptions and attitudes towards gender inequities in respect of workload sharing a... Read More

  • Realizing her potential as a female farmer
    LIVELIHOOD

    Realizing her potential as a female farmer

    Sarojini Pradhan is  a determined woman living in Dadapada village of  Read More

  • I can also work as a smart nurse
    HEALTH

    I can also work as a smart nurse

    55-year-old Geeta Bala is a frontline Auxillary Nurse Midwife (ANM) at Deo Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Aurangabad. Working and training closely with CARE India’s Technical Support Unit (TSU) in Bihar, Geeta now feels as confident as a smart nurse in big hospitals. “I can also work as a smart nurse” says Geeta who has been working as a frontline A... Read More

  • Strengthening the education system for girl students, one school at a time
    EDUCATION

    Strengthening the education system for girl students, one school at a time

     Morning Assembly at KGBV, Kaiserganj Block, Bahraich district My recent field trip to CARE India’s Girl’s Education Programme (GEP) in Uttar Pradesh was a pleasant reminder of the good-old school days. The program focuses on strengthening the education system, empowering entire communities and bui... Read More

  • Women Collectives: Fighting poverty, one step at a time
    LIVELIHOOD

    Women Collectives: Fighting poverty, one step at a time

    Tribal women in Chhattisgarh’s Jashpur district live under a constant threat of poverty, as their families own very small pieces of land and, cultivation of crops further depends on seasonal rains. During the non-farming season, men migrate to nearby villages to look for work, leaving the women behind to manage household requirements. With an aim to st... Read More

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