Stories of Hope

September 2018

  • IBM and CARE India Partner to Demonstrate Power of Data to Improve Essential Medicine Supply Chain
    HEALTH

    IBM and CARE India Partner to Demonstrate Power of Data to Improve Essential Medicine Supply Chain

    "Where is the knowledge in information? Where is the wisdom in knowledge?" Bihar Principal Secretary Sanjay Kumar, IAS shared this guiding principle with CARE India and IBM Health Corps at the launch of their partnership to demonstrate the value of health data integration. Information isn’t lacking; rather data is not used to its fullest potential to help inform dec... Read More

  • Life as a  humanitarian worker in South Sudan
    INTERNATIONAL

    Life as a  humanitarian worker in South Sudan

    When I first joined the humanitarian sector in 2013, I never thought it would become my passion. My journey in this sector started when I volunteered with a local NGO, as a college student, to help people who were displaced during the 2013 crisis in South Sudan. I spent nine months in an area called Raja doing nutrition assessments and when I  finished, I had my h... Read More

  • PACE UP
    DISASTER RESPONSE

    PACE UP

    One evening I received a call and was enquired about my interest in joining a Training of Trainers on Personal Advancement and Career Enhancement (PACE). My agreement was followed by the arrival of an over 500-page document about the PACE training programme, communication, problem-solving and decision making, time management, water; sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and f... Read More

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