Oracle supports a project aimed towards the capacity building of teachers. It aims at helping teachers gain clarity, sensitivity as well as develop innovative methods to teach science, mathematics and languages. The project runs in the Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, India and will reach out to 120 teachers and 3240 students.
CARE India recognises that the complex issues faced by modern India can only be resolved when the state, the civil society, individuals and corporates join hands, and work with each other. A wide lens approach that accommodates many more partners has become indispensable to avoid failures and multiply the odds of success. The calls to leverage the efforts and capabilities of all stakeholders to step up the impact of poverty reduction programmes are growing louder, and CARE India is working to achieve our goals, through such collborations.
CARE India works with a number of corporates. Some of them have been listed below.
Treatment Adherence and follow-up of MDR-TB Patients - CARE India in partnership with Eli Lily aims to support the Revised National TB Control Program to reduce the morbidity and mortality due to MDR TB in selected districts of West Bengal. The objectives of the project is to provide psycho social counselling of the MDR TB patients to improve their treatment adherence. The project also aims to involve the chemists to improve referral of TB suspects and notification of TB disease from private sector. The project has been able to reach out to more than 1500 MDR TB patients, provided adequate counselling support and trying to link them with the existing welfare schemes of the government.
The Cashew Value Chain Initiative has now completed two years of implementation in Cuddalore and Nagapattinam districts and reaches out to 1000 marginalised women. It operates in partnership with local and community-based organisations to promote an integrated approach where women not only gain economic empowerment, but also gain relevant education, are better aware of their entitlements and rights and have access to health and safety nets for times of distress.
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