Touching Lives

February 2017

Overcoming gender barriers to reduce malnutrition
HEALTH

Overcoming gender barriers to reduce malnutrition

Pawai block is located almost 65 kms away from Panna district. Juhi is one of the villages in this block having a large tribal population. The total population of this village is 1260. There are two prominent castes, one is Yadavs who fall under OBC and other is tribes. The major occupation of Yadav community is agriculture and they are somewhat prosperous too. H... Read More

A relentless drive to propel change: Story of Bishnupriya
LIVELIHOOD

A relentless drive to propel change: Story of Bishnupriya

Bishnupriya Pradhan, a young Adivasi girl from Kandhamal district’s Bradinaju village in Odisha is inspiring thousands in her community, as she chases her ambitions fearlessly, embodying the true spirit of women empowerment. When most girls her age in the community were getting married, Bishnupriya decided to pursue her graduation in Arts, managing her own fe... Read More

Mother’s willingness to adopt of correct feeding practices help revive her children’s deteriorating health
HEALTH

Mother’s willingness to adopt of correct feeding practices help revive her children’s deteriorating health

28-year-old Maya Mishra from Badamalhera Block’s Chaikuwa village in Madhya Pradesh has had a tough journey to ensure health and well-being of her children. Maya’s husband is a farmer and the only earning hand in the family. The family’s only source of income is a piece of two-acre land. CARE India’s staff first met Maya in December 2013 during their rou... Read More

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