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

August 2020

  • Change is possible! Sanitary pads felt better than the piece of cloth
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    Change is possible! Sanitary pads felt better than the piece of cloth

    Sangeeta and her daughter switched to sanitary pads, even though it was expensive for the family. Sangeeta, 32 years of age, is a P.A.C.E. Champion as part of the Women + Water Alliance. She is from the community of Sindals, the bottom-most caste, discriminated against for generations. Her husband is bedridden with a handicap, and Sangeeta and her daughte... Read More

  • Unthinkable! Borrowing money to build a toilet at home
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    Unthinkable! Borrowing money to build a toilet at home

    Rani is pressed for money, but that has not dissuaded her from borrowing money at steep interest rates to construct a toilet at home after she learned of the importance of having a toilet at home from the P.A.C.E. training. She was the first to take out a loan for a toilet in the village; since then, another three members have also borrowed money to construct a toilet... Read More

  • A story of resilience and transformation
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    A story of resilience and transformation

    The women of Ashapur village tell how they have been able to bounce back after floods affected their lives. The P.A.C.E. training gave them knowledge on water-borne diseases in the wake of floods, and, as a result, they were able to take preventive measures. In Khandwa’s village of Ashapur, the women who underwent the P.A.C.E. training showed their remarkable abi... Read More

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