Stories of Hope

September 2016

  • With grit and courage, she became a Hero
    LIVELIHOOD

    With grit and courage, she became a Hero

    Arna Majhi, a 45-year-old, tribal woman from Boringpadar village, in Narla Block, Bhawanipatna, Orissa, lives with her husband, and her daughter. Today she works as an animator with CARE India at a Farmer Field School (FFS) under project Pathways, inspiring other women to adopt modern agricultural practices to increase their farm yield and improve their family in... Read More

  • Husenara Bibi – A Change Agent
    LIVELIHOOD

    Husenara Bibi – A Change Agent

    Husenara Bibi a 25-year-old woman, is a part of a Common Interest Group (CIG) called ‘Rajina’. She lives in a village called Khiri, which is part of the Bankura district of West Bengal. Through her involvement with this group she learnt about the benefits of developing a Nutrition Garden. The idea of a nutritional garden appealed to her as it guaranteed... Read More

  • There is no smallholder agriculture without women
    LIVELIHOOD

    There is no smallholder agriculture without women

    As per the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), rural women in developing countries play an active role in small-scale agriculture, currently accounting for 43 percent of the global agricultural labour force. Women produce more than half of all food worldwide. This despite having lesser access to agriculture related assets, inputs and services than men. In 20... Read More

  • Passionate Nutrition volunteer helps 34 children bounce back from Malnutrition
    HEALTH

    Passionate Nutrition volunteer helps 34 children bounce back from Malnutrition

    This remarkable is story of Anuradha Yadav, a Nutrition Volunteer from Tikamgarh district’s Kamlanagar village whose tenacity and commitment for combating malnutrition helped 34 children beat severe malnutrition and bounce back to normal health.  Kamlanagar is one of the 305 highly nutritionally burdened villages in Madhya Pradesh where CARE India... Read More

Follow us
Calendar
September 2016
MTWTFSS
« Aug Oct »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930