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Stories of Hope

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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 with leadership
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    Inspiring community with 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 for Successful lives
    LIVELIHOOD

    Self reliance for 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 the day
    COVID - 19 Response

    Mint oil saved the 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 and happiness
    COVID - 19 Response

    Sharing hope and 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: A platform for her voice
    EDUCATION

    Ballika Manch: A platform for her 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 with the right nutrition
    HEALTH

    Healthy communities start with the 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

  • Encouraging girls to dream big
    EDUCATION

    Encouraging girls to dream big

    Gajadharpur is a quiet village tucked between the densely populated Baharaich city and the busy town of Kaiserganj.  The village home to about 3,000 people. 13-year-old Ranjani Gupta is one of them. Ranjani lives in the village with her mother, father and four siblings- an elder brother and three younger sisters. Much like her village Ranjani herself is a quiet girl,... Read More

  • Change is possible! Now women talk comfortably about their menstrual needs.
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    Change is possible! Now women talk comfortably about their menstrual needs.

    Sangeeta and her daughter switched to sanitary pads, even though it was expensive for the family. Sangeeta, 32 years of age, is a P.A.C.E. Champion as part of the Women + Water Alliance. She is from the community of Sindals, the bottom-most caste, discriminated against for generations. Her husband is bedridden with a handicap, and Sangeeta and her daughte... Read More

  • Unthinkable! Borrowing money to build a toilet at home
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    Unthinkable! Borrowing money to build a toilet at home

    Rani is pressed for money, but that has not dissuaded her from borrowing money from the Self Help Group (SHG) to construct a toilet at home after she learned of the importance of having a toilet at home from the P.A.C.E. training.  She was the first to take out a loan for a toilet in the village; since then, another three members have also borrowed money to construc... Read More

  • Building confidence for success
    EDUCATION

    Building confidence for success

    It’s a saying that every person is born with a talent, we must identify and nourish our capabilities to shine. Some people develop their artistic skills and reserve them as their vocational interests; on the other hand, some people listen to their hearts and make their passion as a profession. This is one such story of a girl who sharpened her musical talent along w... Read More

  • From Refugee to Pharmacist, this 12-Year-Old is Building a Better Future for Herself
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    From Refugee to Pharmacist, this 12-Year-Old is Building a Better Future for Herself

    Noor Kajol likes to stay busy. The 12-year-old fills her days studying Arabic, playing games with friends, and making art. A refugee from Myanmar now living in a CARE-managed camp in Bangladesh, she left Myanmar with her family a year ago in the wave of hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing extreme violence in the country. She has two older sisters and three young... Read More

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