CARE India is a registered Section 8 company in India and a member of CARE confederation present in 100 countries, which works with the most marginalised women and girls to alleviate poverty and reduce social injustice through comprehensive programmes in health, education, livelihoods and humanitarian assistance and rehabilitation.
Stories of Hope

2016

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Breaking the shackles of early marriage
    LIVELIHOOD

    Breaking the shackles of early marriage

    Sujata Majhi, determined to finish her school education & study further “I wanted to study further, but my father would never have allowed it. Nobody in my family has studied beyond primary school,” says 16-year-old Sujata Majhi, describing her situation, just a few months earli... Read More

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