Touching Lives

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

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