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Teenager Pooja Sings All the Way to Promote Better Hygiene

Teenager Pooja Sings All the Way to Promote Better Hygiene

Motilal Nehru Camp is an urban slum in the Munirka area of New Delhi. It is home to around 15000 people who form almost 3500 households. Most of them have migrated from neighbouring states of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, and Uttarakhand and work as daily wagers. Residents battle issues like open defaecation, lack of dustbins, improper drainage, no handwashing platforms on an everyday. This severely impacts the health of the residents, particularly the children, as there is high incidence of diseases such as diarrhoea, chikungunya, typhoid and others. There is little or no awareness on the importance of maintaining good personal and community hygiene.

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Rehan is Painting his Way to a Bright Future

Rehan is Painting his Way to a Bright Future

Hailing from a small village in Solapur, 14-year-old Rehan is extremely hard-working. This teenager lives in a small one-room house with a family of 5 members. Irregular income and hard times made Rehan very uncomfortable. Wanting to contribute to the family income, he started exploring livelihood opportunities at such a young age. The boy migrated to Mumbai with his father. The young lad wanted to add on to his family’s income and make things better at home.
 

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Save the Children's Project 'Samudaya Abhivruddhi' is Helping People Live with Dignity

Save the Children's Project 'Samudaya Abhivruddhi' is Helping People Live with Dignity

“We have so much power within us which we need to channelize. But unfortunately, there are still many women who are unaware of such power and are being exploited and suffering. I was one such woman who experienced extreme domestic violence and rejection from my family members. At one point in time, I wanted to finish my life. But, fate had something more to offer. Today, I am an entrepreneur, earning my living and educating my child”, Bharthi, 30.

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Helping Adolescent Girls Achieve their Dreams

Helping Adolescent Girls Achieve their Dreams

Shimla is a resident of Mansa Tida village of Tonk district is a true survivor. This 17 years old belongs to a middle-class family. Her Father (Shri Badri Lal) earns living through agriculture farming while Shimla and all family members support him during the agriculture labouring period. She has one elder brother and a sister. 

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Save the Children's Children Group Sessions are Proving to be Life Changing for Girls Like Priyanka

Save the Children's Children Group Sessions are Proving to be Life Changing for Girls Like Priyanka

Priyanka Bairwa is a bright 19-year-old girl, who from being a shy introvert has now emerged as a young confident woman. A resident of Sohela, she has five members in her family. She has a younger sister and a younger brother. Her father is the sole bread-winner of the family and owns a tyre-puncture shop.

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