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The latest blogs from CARE India staff and partners around the world.

  • The Promising Horizon
    HEALTH

    The Promising Horizon

    Jeera Devi was born in 1994. Nearly two decades ago, when the health system was not proficient, and there was a lack of awareness, particularly in the rural areas. She was born in conditions which are not feasible for delivery. There was no midwife to assist her ailing mother, and women from the other houses came forward. With no birth preparedness, Jeera Devi was bor... Read More

  • Technology transforming lives
    HEALTH

    Technology transforming lives

    In 2004, Sangeeta joined as an Anganwadi Worker (AWW) in Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar. In March 2017, she received a training on ICT RTM -CAS (Information and Communications Technology Released to Manufacturing-Computer Application Software). It was a 12-day training with 8 modules. ICT RTM-CAS mainly emphasised on the use of communication technology for development. In... Read More

  • Lalitha Kumaran’s story
    DISASTER RESPONSE

    Lalitha Kumaran’s story

    Mr. Kumaran works as a bus driver in Konnathady Gram Panchayat and lives  in Munnar with his family. It was an ordinary day on 7th January, his daughter Nandana was watching her favourite cartoon show along with her younger brother. The entire family was relaxing and sitting together in the living room. As the children were hungry,  her mother went to the... Read More

  • The story of Sagera Firoz
    Uncategorized

    The story of Sagera Firoz

    In 2008, Sagera Firoz Tarbi got married at the age of 16. She and her husband had two children (a girl and a boy). During the fifth year of their marriage, she got pregnant and delivered a baby girl. This time her husband was expecting a baby boy. Due to the birth of a girl, her husband started living with another woman without giving her talaq. Sagera decided to c... Read More

  • Between Hardships and humility
    DISASTER RESPONSE

    Between Hardships and humility

    The day started off as a routine one for me. Along with a volunteer and our associate Mr. Rajendran, I reached Devikulam Grama Panchayat. I travelled through bumpy roads enjoying the scenic beauty of Munnar to reach my destination. As part of our damaged well validation exercise, we visited Mr. Sabu’s house. He and his family welcomed us with a warm smile, offered b... Read More

  • Be the change you wish to see
    EDUCATION

    Be the change you wish to see

    We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you don’t know where you’re aiming, you don’t have a goal. My goal is to live my life in such a way that when I die, someone can say, he cared.- Mary Kay Ash   I recalled these famous lines that I read a long time back when I first met 22-year-old Sohan Lal Bairwa on my recent field vis... Read More

  • Making work safe for women everywhere: 5 things to know about ending violence and harassment
    Uncategorized

    Making work safe for women everywhere: 5 things to know about ending violence and harassment

    Movements like #MeToo, #YoTambién, #BalanceTonPorc, #NiUnaMenos and others have sparked widespread debate; violence and harassment against women is being exposed in  more sectors, and the violence endured by women who are often less visible is gaining more attention; there’s one debate taking place that fewer people know so much ... Read More

  • CARE India & Coca-Cola Bring a Ray of Sunshine to the People of Kerala
    DISASTER RESPONSE

    CARE India & Coca-Cola Bring a Ray of Sunshine to the People of Kerala

    Kerala rains are what people typically aspire to see. In ‘God’s own country,’ it is one time of the year when the greenery explodes, mountains are lush with spices and waterfalls are heavy. This year, however, was different. In the month of August, when most of India was busy celebrating the freedom it won from the British rule on the 72nd Independence Day, n... Read More

  • Rebuilding God’s Own Country
    DISASTER RESPONSE

    Rebuilding God’s Own Country

    The recent floods in Kerala were the worst in living memory. In fact, so distant was the last such event, that people never believed that floods and landslides could be so devastating. Unlike many parts of India, houses are not clustered in one location, but built on hewn out hillsides as a single dwelling, providing households with private spaces and sometimes space ... Read More

  • CARE’s emergency response in South Sudan tackles’ needs of the elderly
    INTERNATIONAL

    CARE’s emergency response in South Sudan tackles’ needs of the elderly

    Onurina Ikikoyi cannot recall the exact date she delivered her tenth and last-born child. However, she remembers the joy she felt after giving birth to the only girl-child in the family. Celebrations went for a week, she recalls, as her relatives and friends delighted in yet another precious addition to the family. For Onurina, having many children meant a guarantee ... Read More

  • 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

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