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  • How different is a nonprofit organisation’s CFO from a regular one?

    How different is a nonprofit organisation’s CFO from a regular one?

    In an exclusive interaction with ETCFO, Rohit Nayyar, CFO, CARE India, talks about his role in a not-for-profit company. CARE is an NGO which has worked in India for over 68 years, focusing on alleviating poverty and social exclusion. It manages projects worth Rs 1,000 crore. A not-for-profit company is an entity for charitable purposes. It, depending on ... Read More

  • Draft National Education Policy: Vision for out-of-school children

    Draft National Education Policy: Vision for out-of-school children

    The draft National Education Policy released in May 2019 took a step forward by recommending an extension of the scope of the right to education act by including pre-primary and secondary education within its purview. In this post, Seema Rajput argues that despite the draft Policy highlighting the priority of bringing out-of-school children back into education, no ... Read More

  • Hindustan Zinc Nand Ghar Anganwadi workers received the Award for their service in the field of child development

    Hindustan Zinc Nand Ghar Anganwadi workers received the Award for their service in the field of child development

    UDAIPUR: Union Minister for Women & Child Development – Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has conferred two anganwadi workers – Rukmani Bhoi from Tilakheda Nand Ghar, Udaipur and Vimla Kunwar from Nayakheda Khushi Anganwadi Centre with ‘National Awards for Exceptional Achievements for the year 2017-18’ on 7thJanuary, 2019 in New Delhi. This awa... Read More

  • Will implementation of self-defence training in schools be helpful

    Will implementation of self-defence training in schools be helpful

    The government has recently introduced a self defence training programme for girls in government schools under Samagra Shiksha scheme. Smriti Mishra finds out if we need to aggressively introduce it in all the schools till class XII Most important initiative Any step that is being taken to increase the security of the nation and its c... Read More

  • Hindustan Zinc CSR Program Khushi Anganwadi Recognised

    Hindustan Zinc CSR Program Khushi Anganwadi Recognised

    UDAIPUR: Hindustan Zinc has been recgonised for its Women & Child Health Initiative with the title of ‘Game Changer’ for Khushi Anganwadi Program during CSR Health Impact Awards held at in Delhi by IHW Council. Eminent personalities – Ramdas Athawale – Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Padma Shri Awardee – Dr. V. Shanta, Young Parliament... Read More

  • As Cyclone Fani makes landfall CARE is set to respond

    As Cyclone Fani makes landfall CARE is set to respond

    Cyclone Fani made landfall along the coast of Odisha on May 3, severely affecting infrastructure and the livelihoods of millions, leaving behind a death toll of 38. Kuchha houses and small shops have been destroyed, roads are blocked, electricity lines and communication lines are down, and crops and plantation have suffered heavy losses. CARE India is responding to... Read More

  • Khushi is improving children’s health

    Khushi is improving children’s health

    Twelve children between three and six years old recite this popular Hindi nursery rhyme about a fish in a sing-song voice, using their hands to illustrate their words. Five-year-old Dharma leads the group, his tiny hands mimicking the movements of a fish and it... Read More

  • Giving That Animation To Anganwadis

    Giving That Animation To Anganwadis

    The Khushi project in Rajasthan shows the way It took just a few minutes for children aged between three and six years to convert a heap of pebbles into a number of squares, circles, rectangles and triangles on the floor. They may not have been perfect replicas, but the joy it sparked in them was electrifying. The activity was... Read More

  • Marching For Safety And Equality In The World Of Work

    Marching For Safety And Equality In The World Of Work

    Hundreds of domestic workers, construction workers, trade union members, advocates, civil society organisations, working women and youth participated in #March4Women, a silent march to demand safer and more gender-equal working conditions. This march was part of a larger campaign organised by CARE India and PAHAL, two non-profit organisations working to bring an end t... Read More

  • Stunt the Growth of Malnourishment

    Stunt the Growth of Malnourishment

    India has witnessed high political commitment towards improving the nutritional status of its population but it sadly holds almost a third of the world’s burden for stunting, according to the Global Nutrition Report 2018. Malnutrition, in the recent pa... Read More

  • Teacher’s day: The time has come for educators to be gender sensitive now

    Teacher’s day: The time has come for educators to be gender sensitive now

    What posters do you put up in class? Who are the role models you refer to when teaching your students? Make sure your students don’t grow up with biases What does it mean to be a gender sensitive teacher? Read this to find out if you as a teacher, responsible for the holistic development of hundreds of children during the course of your career, need to change: ... Read More

  • National TB workshop calls for knowledge-sharing on best practices

    National TB workshop calls for knowledge-sharing on best practices

    The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and CARE India?s National Workshop on TB in Delhi focused on strengthening existing partnerships, involving more partners from private sector and civil society and an outcome-based roadmap to reduce TB burden in India CARE India?s study report highlights improved treatment outcomes through counselling of patients, capacity... Read More

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