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

  • Timely intervention saves two-year-old Gayatri’s life
    HEALTH

    Timely intervention saves two-year-old Gayatri’s life

    Deva and her daughter Gayatri  Mother of a two-year-old Gayatri, Deva, was deeply upset and often felt helpless when she saw that her daughter couldn’t run and play like other children of her age. Deva did not know what was wrong with her daughter and had no idea how to help her. Her worst fear came true when Poonam, a frontline wo... Read More

  • Taking Charge
    HEALTH

    Taking Charge

    “Yes, I am the one. I am using copper-T. My mother-in-law didn’t approve of it initially and neither did my husband. They would tell me that getting the sterilization done is a gunah (sin) according to our holy book. They would scare me for what my fate would be after death, if I underwent sterilization”, says 32 year old A. Parveen, who belongs to... Read More

  • Agri-Kiosks gives easy access to women farmers and enhances their productivity
    LIVELIHOOD

    Agri-Kiosks gives easy access to women farmers and enhances their productivity

    Agri-kiosk is a one-stop shop for all agricultural needs providing services such as soil testing, seed selection, appropriate pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides. Agri-kiosks also provide the latest agricultural equipment on rent which make it easily accessible for women farmers. During my recent visit to Odisha, I got t... Read More

  • Day 1 of the World Humanitarian Summit:  A+ for effort, B for achievement
    INTERNATIONAL

    Day 1 of the World Humanitarian Summit: A+ for effort, B for achievement

    The World Humanitarian Summit has had a rough ride over the past few months, not least from us at CARE, who have noisily demanded it engage with the need for political action and that it fully address the huge gender differences in disaster and conflict. However, to my surprise, at the end of the first day, it’s mostly achieved its aims.   ... Read More

  • World Humanitarian Summit: Indecision is not an option
    INTERNATIONAL

    World Humanitarian Summit: Indecision is not an option

    With humanitarian crises in the Middle East, Africa and Asia having reached the shores of Europe, political attention is finally fixed at what is perhaps the greatest challenge of our time: Reversing the trend of ever greater numbers of people deprived and displaced by war or natural disasters, and the failure to provide them with the dignified assistance they ne... Read More

  • Intervention helped a severely malnourished 3-month boy to bounce back to good health
    HEALTH

    Intervention helped a severely malnourished 3-month boy to bounce back to good health

    Intervention helped a severely malnourished 3-month boy to bounce back to good health Located in one of India’s harshest conditions geographically and climatically, ancient beliefs against immunisation in Barmer are a common existence. In was in January 2015, that the story of a three-month-old boy, Kamlesh from Barmer District&rs... Read More

  • Giving it back to where it belongs
    LIVELIHOOD

    Giving it back to where it belongs

    Banking on Change (BoC) was initiated in year 2010 with an aim to break barriers to financial inclusion and improve the quality of life of the marginalized communities, by giving people the skills to save and manage their money effectively. The overarching principle of project in the first phase was to ensure sustainability of SHGs and their federations... Read More

  • Training Matters: Not only for children but also for teachers
    EDUCATION

    Training Matters: Not only for children but also for teachers

    The new building for CARE India’s education programme – UDAAN, in Mewat district’s Nuh Block is all set to welcome 100 girls from the local Meo Muslim community. This excellent initiative in Haryana has materialized with the help of Tapkan Village’s local community dedicated towards strengthening education i... Read More

  • A Dream Born of Illness
    EDUCATION

    A Dream Born of Illness

    Rukaiyya's public speaking and time management skills have considerably improved through her education at one of the KGBVs supported by CARE India. Rukaiyya Khatun is the only child to a ... Read More

  • National Consulation: A study report on perception of domestic violence and the PWDV Act, 2005 in Bihar
    MISCELLANEOUS

    National Consulation: A study report on perception of domestic violence and the PWDV Act, 2005 in Bihar

    To advocate for effective implementation of the Protection of Women Against Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005, CARE India has initiated a project “Justice to Domestic Violence Survivors” in partnership with Mahila Jagran Kendra (MJK) in two districts of Bihar- Patna and Samastipur. As a part of the initiat... Read More

  • A successful businesswoman in her own right
    LIVELIHOOD

    A successful businesswoman in her own right

    It was in 2006, that 28-year-old Mayalaksmi from Panruti’s Konchikuppam village married Elilarasan. Mayalakshmi’s parents had trained her in Cashew processing techniques however her husband was an agriculture coolie, who didn’t know much about Cashew. Soon after marriage, the couple started struggling financially. Mayalakshmi was determined to c... Read More

  • Providing perspective about experiences in Indian education at a Global Forum
    EDUCATION

    Providing perspective about experiences in Indian education at a Global Forum

    Our colleague, Suman Sachdeva (Technical Director, Education) who has worked with CARE for over five years was selected as a 2015 Research Fellow at The Brookings Institution, Center for Universal Education, Washington DC. This was a part of the esteemed Echidna Global Scholars Program which builds the research and analytical abilities of NGO leaders and academic... Read More

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