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

  • Realizing her potential as a female farmer
    LIVELIHOOD

    Realizing her potential as a female farmer

    Sarojini Pradhan is  a determined woman living in Dadapada village of  Read More

  • I can also work as a smart nurse
    HEALTH

    I can also work as a smart nurse

    55-year-old Geeta Bala is a frontline Auxillary Nurse Midwife (ANM) at Deo Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Aurangabad. Working and training closely with CARE India’s Technical Support Unit (TSU) in Bihar, Geeta now feels as confident as a smart nurse in big hospitals. “I can also work as a smart nurse” says Geeta who has been working as a frontline A... Read More

  • Strengthening the education system for girl students, one school at a time
    EDUCATION

    Strengthening the education system for girl students, one school at a time

     Morning Assembly at KGBV, Kaiserganj Block, Bahraich district My recent field trip to CARE India’s Girl’s Education Programme (GEP) in Uttar Pradesh was a pleasant reminder of the good-old school days. The program focuses on strengthening the education system, empowering entire communities and bui... Read More

  • Women Collectives: Fighting poverty, one step at a time
    LIVELIHOOD

    Women Collectives: Fighting poverty, one step at a time

    Tribal women in Chhattisgarh’s Jashpur district live under a constant threat of poverty, as their families own very small pieces of land and, cultivation of crops further depends on seasonal rains. During the non-farming season, men migrate to nearby villages to look for work, leaving the women behind to manage household requirements. With an aim to st... Read More

  • Ensuring quality through professional data recording
    HEALTH

    Ensuring quality through professional data recording

    One visit to the Nurses duty station at the Public Health Centre (PHC) in Sarairanjan, Samastipur reveals the transformation that has gradually started bourgeoning in among the stationed staff and systemic changes thereof. This transformation is not an over-night phenomena but a result of meticulously planned and designed outlay to bring in intrinsic chan... Read More

  • Flourishing Partnership to help farmers avail the benefits of Soil Health Card
    LIVELIHOOD

    Flourishing Partnership to help farmers avail the benefits of Soil Health Card

    Government of India has set itself an ambitious target to cover 140 million farmers by 2017 under soil health card scheme. The scheme is aimed at helping the farmers get the soil health of their individual farms tested, and recommending application of fertilizers and nutrients as per the requirement of individual farms to help farmers improve productivity through... Read More

  • Immunization efforts gaining momentum in Bihar
    HEALTH

    Immunization efforts gaining momentum in Bihar

    Immunization in progress With 51 lakh people, East Chamaparan is one of the largest and most populous districts of Bihar. Each block primarily has one designated Primary Health Centre (PHC); which is often the only public health facility in the block that is open all days of the week and provides basic curative and obstetric services. The... Read More

  • Collective action helps save a 10-day-old Pradeep
    HEALTH

    Collective action helps save a 10-day-old Pradeep

    Pradeep with his mother When MInu Bindua, CARE India’s frontline worker from Madhya Pradesh Nutrition Project (MPNP) met 10-days-old Pradeep, she was shocked to find the baby boy, severely malnourished and almost on the verge of collapsing. She immediately contacted other team members at CARE and they sprang into action and tried all me... Read More

  • Breaking the shackles of early marriage
    LIVELIHOOD

    Breaking the shackles of early marriage

    Sujata Majhi, determined to finish her school education & study further “I wanted to study further, but my father would never have allowed it. Nobody in my family has studied beyond primary school,” says 16-year-old Sujata Majhi, describing her situation, just a few months earli... Read More

  • 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

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