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

  • Find a Way or Make One
    LIVELIHOOD

    Find a Way or Make One

    Anita belongs to Aladakhedi village, Sehore district, Madhya Pradesh. She lives with her husband and three children-two daughters (aged nine and seven) and a five year old son. Her husband is a construction worker and needs to leave very early in the morning to get to work. In case he gets late, he loses the day's wage. As he leaves very early, he is never there to he... Read More

  • Overcoming Barriers
    LIVELIHOOD

    Overcoming Barriers

    In India Patriarchal family system gives more rights and authority to the men over women in family.  Women are considered inferior and secondary to men.  This is the story of Rajni, who is differently-abled but was expected to fulfill all her duties set as per the society despite her physical challenge. Although Rajni is a BSc. Graduate but her educational achieveme... Read More

  • Making Dreams Come True
    LIVELIHOOD

    Making Dreams Come True

    Cooking over a traditional open fire or mud stove can cause increased health problems due to smoke, particularly lung, eye ailments and birth defects. Health problems associated with cooking using biomass in traditional stoves affect women and children most strongly. Ms. Mamta Chauhan was one of  our project participants from Narayanpur village, Kunkuri, Jashpur C... Read More

  • Championing Gender Stereotypes Everyday
    Uncategorized

    Championing Gender Stereotypes Everyday

    Sateswar Bhagat, Cluster Coordinator of Bartoli village in Bagicha block of Jashpur district in Chhattisgarh has become an example for his villagers by breaking gender stereotypes. A three day gender sensitisation workshop organised by CARE India’s Where the Rainfalls( WtRF) project gave new direction to the life of Sateswar Bhagat. During the workshop Sateswar w... Read More

  • Who Failed: System or Children?
    EDUCATION

    Who Failed: System or Children?

    The Union Cabinet has approved an Amendment to the Right to Education (RTE) Act to leave the choice to the states whether to practice No Detention Policy (NDP) in schools up to Class VIII in their jurisdiction. Uttar Pradesh (UP) is one of the 23 states that had informed the Central government that it was in favour of its abolition. A set of central guidelines for ND... Read More

  • 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

  • Taking Gender Transformative Change Door to Door
    MISCELLANEOUS

    Taking Gender Transformative Change Door to Door

    50-year-old, Malku Ram is a member of Village Development Committee (VDC) at Jabla Village in Bagicha Block of Jashpur District in Chhattisgarh. Jabla is a village with 116 households. It is about 12 kms away from the block head quarter. The entire population of the village belongs to tribal community. The village does not have basic infrastructure facilities like roa... 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

  • Building Resilience Among Women Smallholders
    LIVELIHOOD

    Building Resilience Among Women Smallholders

    CARE India with financial support from AXA has been implementing Where the Rain Falls (WtRF) project since 2010-11. While the first phase was dedicated to research, the second phase is devoted to Community Based Adaptation (CBA), under which the project aims to increase the resilience of 3000 tribal women and their households, in 40 villages of the Jashpur district of... 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

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