Stories of change

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Taking Life-saving Healthcare to the Doorsteps of Newborns

This is a story of how a 14 days old infant's life was saved by the timely intervention of Save the Children-trained health worker. The little boy from a village in Saharsa district of Biharhad picked up a bacterial infection which was potentially fatal. Read the story to know how we ensured the right treatment for the child and saved his life.

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Helping Shilpa become the torch bearer of child rights

Fifteen years old Shilpa lived in the Deonar slums, right next to Mumbai’s biggest dumping ground. Pitiable hygiene and sanitation, lack of good learning opportunities and helping her mother in household chores were what her life revolved around. But all this could not stop her  from becoming a change maker. Read this inspiring story to know how Save the Children prepared the girl to become a “torch-bearer of child rights” in her community and drive change at the grass root level. Shilpa is now all set to pursue her dream to join the police force when she grows up. 
 

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How Young Sahil's Life was Saved

Diarrhoea’s spread is rightly attributed to the lack of education and awareness which leads to poor sanitation and hygiene – a chief cause behind the spread of the disease. Here's story of Save the Children's intervention which helped save a young life from the clutches of diarrhoea in the slums of North Delhi.

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How Young Sahil's Life was Saved

Diarrhoea’s spread is rightly attributed to the lack of education and awareness which leads to poor sanitation and hygiene – a chief cause behind the spread of the disease. Here's story of Save the Children's intervention which helped save a young life from the clutches of diarrhoea in the slums of North Delhi.

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Giving Little Kiran the Childhood She Rightfully Deserves

Giving Little Kiran the Childhood She Rightfully Deserves

Unlike other children of her age, nine years old Kiran was not as chirpy and joyous. She was a quiet girl and remained to herself most of the times. Being the introvert and a meek child that she was, Kiran had no friends and never went out to play.

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