Poshit Gujarat, Viksit Gujarat

The project aims to improve the essential health and nutrition practices in the community by building knowledge, skills and motivation and creating an enabling environment in Bhavnagar and Sabarkantha, Gujarat. CARE India is undertaking this project in partnership with Action Against Hunger India. Over the five-year period, it is estimated that the project will reach about 5,50,000 children under the age of 6 and 45,000 pregnant and 350,000 lactating women in the two districts.

The overall goal of the Vruddhi project is to support the ‘Health and Family Welfare Department’ and ‘Women and Child Development Department’ of the Government of Gujarat to achieve accelerated progress towards nutrition outcomes identified under POSHAN Abhiyan. The project is also supporting the government’s effort in containing the spread of covid-19 in Gujarat and increasing awareness about vaccination. The project is supporting in awareness and sensitisation of communities with regards to importance, safety, and side effects of covid vaccine.

Our Activities

  • Collaborative co-design, co-learning, and targeted technical support to Govt. of Gujarat
  • Strengthening existing government programs, platforms, and schemes
  • Increasing demand for nutrition services in communities
  • Supporting Govt. front line workers and functionaries in providing quality health and nutrition services
  • Supplying preventive hygiene items to Front Line Workers (FLWs) and pregnant and lactating women in Bhavnagar district
  • Raising awareness regarding covid-19 prevention and promoting covid-19 appropriate behaviour
  • Increasing demand for covid-19 vaccinations among communities by providing accurate information on vaccination and facilitating the uptake of vaccination

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