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Every cloud has a silver lining
LIVELIHOOD

Every cloud has a silver lining

With a small piece of land that did not produce enough to feed the family of seven, Tapaswini Majhi and her husband, Rohit Manjhi, were forced to work as a daily wage laborers in one of the most socially and economically backward districts of Odisha. For them, life was dependent on the daily wage that they would get to sustain the family. The hardships compelled the c... Read More

Inspiring community leadership
WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Inspiring community leadership

Former teacher, Sudha Manirathanam chose to leave her plush job to make a difference in her Nattarmangalam panchayat in Kattumanarkoil block. She has worked for her village as a ‘model panchayat’ when it comes to women’s rights and the survival of daughters. Under her guidance, her village won many awards. A member from the Nattarmangalam panchayat says “It i... Read More

Self Reliance Successful Lives
LIVELIHOOD

Self Reliance Successful Lives

"It pained me to note that I could not let my children do the things they wanted to do. I could not provide for the tuition fee for my younger son or arrange money so that my elder son could go abroad for work. My financial situation was holding my family back." said Manju Kashyap. 38-year-old Manju lives in Pahanda village, Patan block, Durg district of C... Read More

Mint oil saved day
COVID - 19 Response

Mint oil saved day

India is one of the countries most affected by COVID -19. In a country of 1.3 billion, where millions are dependent on agriculture and daily wages, the crisis brought about extensive suffering, especially among migrant labourers who were forced to move from the cities they worked in, to their homes in the villages. About 40 km from Lucknow, the capital city of Utta... Read More

Sharing hope happiness
COVID - 19 Response

Sharing hope happiness

The COVID – 19 pandemic has had a massive impact not only on the physical and psychological health of people but also on the economic and social well-being as well. Among them, the poor and the marginalized, especially the women and girls, had to face the brunt of the lockdown. 50-year-old Savitri Devi lost her livelihood, and her little savings, staring at hunger i... Read More

Ballika Manch platform voice
EDUCATION

Ballika Manch platform voice

In India girls and boys experience adolescence differently. While boys tend to experience greater freedom, girls tend to face extensive limitations on their ability to move freely and to make decisions affecting their work, education, marriage and social relationships*. CARE India’s Be the Change program is trying to bring gender equality through... Read More

Healthy communities start right nutrition
HEALTH

Healthy communities start right nutrition

14 percent of India’s population is undernourished, according to 'The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, 2020’ report. CARE India’s Kanya Sampurna Project is making efforts to improve the nutritional status of women and children in ... Read More

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