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  • A Dream Born of Illness
    EDUCATION

    A Dream Born of Illness

    Rukaiyya's public speaking and time management skills have considerably improved through her education at one of the KGBVs supported by CARE India. Rukaiyya Khatun is the only child to a ... Read More

  • National Consulation: A study report on perception of domestic violence and the PWDV Act, 2005 in Bihar
    MISCELLANEOUS

    National Consulation: A study report on perception of domestic violence and the PWDV Act, 2005 in Bihar

    To advocate for effective implementation of the Protection of Women Against Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005, CARE India has initiated a project “Justice to Domestic Violence Survivors” in partnership with Mahila Jagran Kendra (MJK) in two districts of Bihar- Patna and Samastipur. As a part of the initiat... Read More

  • A successful businesswoman in her own right
    LIVELIHOOD

    A successful businesswoman in her own right

    It was in 2006, that 28-year-old Mayalaksmi from Panruti’s Konchikuppam village married Elilarasan. Mayalakshmi’s parents had trained her in Cashew processing techniques however her husband was an agriculture coolie, who didn’t know much about Cashew. Soon after marriage, the couple started struggling financially. Mayalakshmi was determined to c... Read More

  • Providing perspective about experiences in Indian education at a Global Forum
    EDUCATION

    Providing perspective about experiences in Indian education at a Global Forum

    Our colleague, Suman Sachdeva (Technical Director, Education) who has worked with CARE for over five years was selected as a 2015 Research Fellow at The Brookings Institution, Center for Universal Education, Washington DC. This was a part of the esteemed Echidna Global Scholars Program which builds the research and analytical abilities of NGO leaders and academic... Read More

  • Breaking the barrier of banking
    LIVELIHOOD

    Breaking the barrier of banking

    Gone are the days when banks were considered to be meant for the privileged few and endowed rich. Poor households find challenging to find a safe place to keep the hard earned money, not to talk of their toils to get a nod for loans due to their inability to demonstrate banking history and produce desired collateral. The daily wages of the less-endowed are consid... Read More

  • “Replicating Projects through effective convergence”
    LIVELIHOOD

    “Replicating Projects through effective convergence”

    Following the success of the Dairy Value chain model in one of the villages in Srimushnam block, Tamil Nadu; the State Planning Commission (SPC) has agreed to replicate the Dairy Value Chain Project in another 20 villages in collaboration with District Veterinary Department. After careful scrutiny of the proposal by CARE India and Partner NGO –REAL, the off... Read More

  • Snake charmers losing their charm-Baazigar community in Jalpaigudi struggling to make ends meet
    LIVELIHOOD

    Snake charmers losing their charm-Baazigar community in Jalpaigudi struggling to make ends meet

    Like most of us, I have fond childhood memories of snake charmers with snakes dancing to the hypnotic sway of the flutes and nats/ madaris with monkeys dressed as colorful human characters jumping to the beats of the damru, every once in a while stopping by our house and entertaining everyone with their performances. At the end of the performanc... Read More

  • ‘Job Mela’- Making the Dreams of Youth come true
    LIVELIHOOD

    ‘Job Mela’- Making the Dreams of Youth come true

    An enthusiastic young women participant is able to put forth her demands Eyes sparkling with curiosity could be seen in young girls and boys who participated in the JOB MELA that was organized by CARE India in association with its partner NGO, ACDS in March 2016, in in Kelambakkam, Kancheepuram districts of Tamil Nadu. The particip... Read More

  • A cruel and deceptive green
    DISASTER RESPONSE

    A cruel and deceptive green

    Christina Simon. Photo: Sam Bolitho/CARE. It’s lusciously green all around us in this eastern highland community in Chauve province of Papua New Guinea.  Deceptively and almost cruelly green.  My colleagues from CARE Papua New Guinea and I have driven two hours from Goroka, the capital of the Eastern Highla... Read More

  • ‘Youth Mela’ – Motivating young girls to become empowered citizens
    LIVELIHOOD

    ‘Youth Mela’ – Motivating young girls to become empowered citizens

    Youth listening to the guidance from CARE India It is difficult to understand youth. Educators, parents, and community members often share a common goal—they want to help young people succeed. While few among the youth are able to climb up the ladder, others still are struggling to find the right path to success. Ba... Read More

  • Sargiguda girls step on the path of higher education
    LIVELIHOOD

    Sargiguda girls step on the path of higher education

    In Sargiguda village, located in Odisha’s Kalahandi district — where 48.12 percent of the population lives below the official poverty line, women have set out to secure the right to education for their girls. The women are now being motivated by a common dream — to push their children, especially girls, out of a life of illiteracy and poverty in... Read More

  • Breaking Gender stereotypes -Sathya an Entrepreneur
    LIVELIHOOD

    Breaking Gender stereotypes -Sathya an Entrepreneur

    Sathya standing in front of her Feed Shop Dairy is seen as the next best livelihood after Agriculture in the Cauvery delta region-(Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu). Price of milch animal feed and milk determine the economy of dairy. Constant increase in feed price affects the confidence of community invo... Read More

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