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Archives: Key Projects

  • Strengthening the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Programme

    Strengthening the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Programme

    The project aims to strengthen the efficacy of the Government’s Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Programme, so as to improve the health and well-being of children below six years of age in Bhilwara District, Rajasthan. The project is based on the principle that an integrated program combining school readiness, nutritional, health and social/cognitive ... Read More

  • Relief from Tamil Nadu Floods

    Relief from Tamil Nadu Floods

    CARE India responded to the massive floods in the state of Tamil Nadu in south India last year. The floods had affected over a million people in districts of Cuddalore, Thiruvalllur, Kachipuram and Chennai. CARE India further expanded its response to the flood affected areas in, Kancheepuram, Cuddalore and Chennai. This decision was taken based on the initial assesmen... Read More

  • Emergency Preparedness Project

    Emergency Preparedness Project

    Under this program, CARE India facilitated a series of Disaster Preparedness activities in states, closest to disaster prone regions. Due to the geological changes and intense pressure of human habitation, the frequency of disasters has increased tremendously in the recent years. CARE India is working with the concerned state government agencies, as well as, community... Read More

  • Technical Assistance and Research for Indian Nutrition and Agriculture (TARINA)

    Technical Assistance and Research for Indian Nutrition and Agriculture (TARINA)

    Much of India’s rural population suffers from malnutrition due to micronutrient deficiencies. The problem of malnutrition in India is not just about having enough food, but also having the right types of food and linkages with sanitation, women’s status, health and healthcare. India’s rates of childhood stunting and wasting as well as anaemia in both women an... Read More

  • SWITCH Asia II – Evolving A Women-Centered Model Of Improved Cook Stoves (ICS) for Sustained Adoption At Scale

    SWITCH Asia II – Evolving A Women-Centered Model Of Improved Cook Stoves (ICS) for Sustained Adoption At Scale

    Under the project, CARE India is working on Evolving a Women-centred Model of Extension of Improved Cook Stoves (ICS) for Sustained Adoption at Scale with support from EU in Odisha and Chattisgarh. The overall objective of the project is to promote sustainable adoption of ICS as a clean cooking energy solution among forest-dependent households (FDH), through a combina... Read More

  • Enhancing The Sustainable Farming Initiative (ESFI) By Integrating Gender And Nutrition

    Enhancing The Sustainable Farming Initiative (ESFI) By Integrating Gender And Nutrition

    CARE India's Project - Enhancing Sustainable Farming Initiative by Integrating Gender and Nutrition (EnSIGN) in West Bengal. This project seeks to develop approaches and evidence-based metrics to integrate gender and nutrition into the Sustainable Farming Initiative (SFI). As a part of this initiative, CARE India also implemented a pilot with 500 potato growing house... Read More

  • Women’s Leadership In Small And Medium Enterprises (WLSME)

    Women’s Leadership In Small And Medium Enterprises (WLSME)

    As an effective means to securing entrepreneurship opportunities for women, CARE India has been implementing the Women’s Leadership in Small and Medium Enterprises (WLSME) Program at Panruti in Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu in the cashew industry. Having identified 210 cashew processing SMEs for this purpose, the WLSME program attempts to contribute to research ... Read More

  • Pathways India

    Pathways India

    "The Pathways initiative in India, is one of the six country-based initiatives under the global Pathways program. This five year program is operational in six countries: India and Bangladesh in Asia, and Tanzania, Mali, Malawi and Ghana in Africa. Congruent with the overall program, the initiative in India seeks to better the lives of poor women farmers by increasi... Read More

  • Where The Rain Falls

    Where The Rain Falls

    Livelihoods of India’s Adivasis and tribal communities are nearly completely dependent on natural resources. However, most of them own less than two acres of land. Adivasi communities are a historically marginalised group who are highly dependent on rain-fed agriculture (mainly paddy rice) for their livelihoods. With the changing climatic patterns, they are forced t... Read More

  • Improving Maternal Health Through Engaging Family And Community

    Improving Maternal Health Through Engaging Family And Community

    CARE India, through its earlier intervention “Join My Village (JMV) Maternal and Neo Natal Health” initiative has been working to intensify integrated maternal and new-born health with a focus on assimilating gender interventions in selected districts of Uttar Pradesh. The goal of the project is to improve maternal health by engaging spouse, family and community a... Read More

  • Ensuring Newborn Survival Through Intervention In the Community and Facilities

    Ensuring Newborn Survival Through Intervention In the Community and Facilities

    The New Born survival project is supported by GSK in Panna district, Madhya Pradesh to help reduce the grim neonatal mortality rates. The state's Neonatal Mortality Rate is 61 (national average is 29); the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) is 85 (national average 42); Under 5 Mortality Rate (U5MR) is 127 against the national average of 52; and Maternal Mortalit... Read More

  • Improving Treatment For Child Health

    Improving Treatment For Child Health

    The primary purpose of the project was to learn how improved quality of community and low-level facility management can lead to decreased pneumonia and diarrhea cases fatality rate at the block level in Bihar. The project covers Samastipur district located in central Bihar, constituted by 20 blocks, and is one among the eight innovation districts under the Ananya p... Read More

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