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Coronavirus Crisis: Save the Children-supported Apparel Unit Starts Producing Masks in Kerala

Coronavirus Crisis: Save the Children-supported Apparel Unit Starts Producing Masks in Kerala

In August 2018, the southern state of Kerala was struck by devastating floods. The disaster uprooted the sense of normalcy from the lives of people who were affected. People faced trauma, anxiety, abandonment, and neglect. With an aim to help people get back to normalcy and generate a source of livelihood, Save the Children, Gram Panchayat (GP) of Veeyapuram (in Allappuzha District) and Kudumbashree entered into a tripartite agreement and established a micro-enterprise unit to run a mini apparel unit providing livelihood support to 40 women as an alternate source of income. 

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Teaching Young Children the Importance of Handwashing

Teaching Young Children the Importance of Handwashing

Anjali and Rohini, along with their two siblings, reside in Moti Lal Nehru Camp of Munirka in Delhi. Their Father Manoj Kumar, a daily wage earner and mother Seema Devi, a domestic helper work very hard to earn their bread and butter. 

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Nine-year-old Sneha Becomes a Change Agent For her Friends

Nine-year-old Sneha Becomes a Change Agent For her Friends

Nine-year-old Sneha is bringing about positive changes in the hygiene habits of her friends. A student of SDMC Co-ed Primary School in RKPuram area of Delhi, she is a student of Class 3. Before Save the Children's intervention in her school, there was hardly any difference between her and her friends. But now, she has become a change agent.

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Determination and A Little Support Helped Hemlal Mahji Become Financially Independent

Determination and A Little Support Helped Hemlal Mahji Become Financially Independent

Hemlal Mahji is a 20-year-old adolescent boy from Darlinuapada village of Biromal, Odhisa. His father Sahadev Mahji is a farmer and has limited means. After completing his Diploma in ITI, Hemlal was determined to support his family financially. He had an interest in tailoring. His family has limited means as they depended upon agriculture production, so they could not help him with his tailoring course. 

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Helping Junali Become Independent and Earn Money for Her Treatment

Helping Junali Become Independent and Earn Money for Her Treatment

Teenager Junali Lakhra faces life with unassailable determination and faces all adversities with great courage. Junali had to give up on her education after completing class 4th because she was diagnosed with Cancer in her leg. Her mother tried her best to help her, she sold the little plot of land they had to arrange money for the treatment, but it was not enough for the complete the whole course of treatment. The family has to bear the cost for her medicines, and with her mother being the sole earner of the family, managing the finances is very tough.  

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