Stories of Hope

Archives: Key Projects

  • Maternal Health – BTSP

    Maternal Health – BTSP

    In India, maternal health has always been an issue of great concern. Maternal health indicators vary based on rural-urban distribution patterns, rich and poor socio-economic status and level of education and availability of health services in different states. Uttar Pradesh (U.P) and Bihar are the least performing states in the health front, according to a NITI Aayog ... Read More

  • Climate Change Adaptation of women smallholders and Cotton Producers from Vidarbha region, India (CCACP)

    Climate Change Adaptation of women smallholders and Cotton Producers from Vidarbha region, India (CCACP)

    CCACP is promoting adaptation of environmentally sound, climate-resilient and inclusive agricultural practices among women smallholders and cotton producers of the Vidarbha region for strengthening solidarity and promoting gender equity. This project will enhance the knowledge and skills of women smallholders belonging to poor and vulnerable households to encourage th... Read More

  • Improved Agriculture and Inclusive Dairy Value Chain Promotion (IAIDVC)

    Improved Agriculture and Inclusive Dairy Value Chain Promotion (IAIDVC)

    IAIDVC focusses on the economic empowerment of women smallholders and workers to achieve the goal of long term development in 59 villages of the Jambusar block, Bharuch district in Gujarat. It promotes and assists in creating access to quality technology, market and resources, as well as the formation of Self Help Groups (SHGs). This will enhance the income and produc... Read More

  • Response Efforts in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe

    Response Efforts in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe

    On March 14, 2019, Mozambique was hit by the tropical Cyclone Idai with wind speeds of over 125 mph. In the next few days, the cyclone wreaked havoc in Malawi and Zimbabwe as well. The death toll is expected to reach 1000, while 2.6 million people have been affected. Initial reports indicate significant damage to houses and buildings, including to health facilities an... Read More

  • Women+Water

    Women+Water

    The garment industry is one of the largest employers of women workers. Despite their large numbers in the workforce, relatively few female workers have the opportunity to advance their career, and many lack access to the education and skills training they need to support their personal and professional growth. Women face several structural barriers throughout their li... Read More

  • Be the Change

    Be the Change

    Marginalised children, especially girls, belonging to the most impoverished backgrounds are expected to forfeit their right and desire to go to school because they are expected to manage household chores and sibling rearing. Educating girls is not a priority in many marginalised communities, like Dalits, Adivasis and Meo-Muslims, which results in curbed identity and a... Read More

  • Building Resilient communities

    Building Resilient communities

    The project addresses the emerging shelter, livelihoods and WASH needs of the affected communities during the recovery phase in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh. Through the intervention we are supporting the flood affected communities towards access to immediate life-saving needs in a dignified manner. The focus lies on enhancing disaster resilience for marginalize... Read More

  • Teachers’ Resource Laboratory

    Teachers’ Resource Laboratory

    Many Indians believe that girls are less suitable for studying Science and Mathematics. As a result, for generations, girls from marginalised and rural communities have been deprived of pursuing studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), which help them to develop a logical and analytical bent of mind. They have been discouraged from following... Read More

  • Multi-sectoral Life Cycle Intervention for girls and women

    Multi-sectoral Life Cycle Intervention for girls and women

    The Kanya Sampoorna Project is a multi-thematic intervention through Heath, Education and Livelihoods, focused on the girl child, and aims at systemic and lasting change. Development for the child starts in the womb. However, the mothers are young women whose health is critical for their own well-being, as well as the healthy development of the child. Given this si... Read More

  • Maitri: Regional Advocacy on safe and secure education

    Maitri: Regional Advocacy on safe and secure education

    Poor safety and security conditions, within the school environment and while accessing schools, hamper the participation of children, especially of girls, in education. This is illustrated in poor retention and transition rates for girls as compared to boys. This is true for two neighboring countries India and Nepal in the South Asian region. Through this interventio... Read More

  • Promoting Age & Grade Appropriate Training Interventions (PRAGATHI)

    Promoting Age & Grade Appropriate Training Interventions (PRAGATHI)

    Adapting the ‘Udaan’ model in a non-residential mode, CARE India’s GEP has conceptualized Non-residential special training centres (NRSTCs) in coordination with Government of Bihar to cater to the needs of out-of-school children in the state. These centres are established within the premises of state government schools and the children of a NRSTC are mainstreame... Read More

  • Udaan- Special Residential Learning for out-of-school girls

    Udaan- Special Residential Learning for out-of-school girls

    With the help of local NGOs, CARE India has been managing Udaan project in the states of Uttar Pradesh (Hardoi district), Orissa (Mayurbhanj district) and Haryana (Mewat district near Delhi). These camps provide learning opportunity to out-of-school girls in the age group 11-14 years who have either dropped out of schools or never been enrolled in a school. Udaan, gi... Read More

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