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Helping Aanganwadi Workers Connect Better with Children

Helping Aanganwadi Workers Connect Better with Children

The only Aanganwadi worker in the village of Praharajpur, Odisha is Vijaya Lakshami Mallik. 34 years in this profession, she had not attended many skill trainings to build her capacity. Identifying this as a pressing need of numerous Aanganwadi workers in and around the area and to ensure all-round development of the children in pre-schools, Save the Children arranged a four-day training programme. Part of our project, ‘Education to Empowerment: Pillars of Learning’ this training made the Aanganwari workers aware about interactive teaching.

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Sandhya Ensures a Healthier Future for Herself and Her Three Children

Sandhya Ensures a Healthier Future for Herself and Her Three Children

Sandhya, a 48-year-old Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) worker from Kauwapur village in the Balrampur district of Uttar Pradesh says with great despair, “It is a shame that we don’t have a toilet at home”.

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Helping Children Realise the Importance of Toilets in Homes

Helping Children Realise the Importance of Toilets in Homes

Did you know that using a toilet can help in preventing the spread of diseases by almost 40 percent? 14-year-old Kumkum learned about the importance of using a toilet when she became a member of Save the Children’s Child Health and Hygiene Club (CHHC) at her school- Upper Primary School in Kauwapur, Uttar Pradesh. The children of this school have named this club as ‘Laxmi Bal Swatch Sanstha Club”.

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Surviving the Fourth Pregnancy and Overcoming Severe Malnutrition

Surviving the Fourth Pregnancy and Overcoming Severe Malnutrition

Gulnaz and her husband migrated from Bihar to Mumbai in search of a livelihood. Their desperate financial condition forced them to live an impoverished life where basic needs were hard to fulfill. Their hand to mouth situation left Gulnaz anemic and extremely feeble. As a result, her third child Nikhat was born under-weight. Donor like you helped us reach out to this couple.

 

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A Two Year Old Moin’s Journey Towards Survival

A Two Year Old Moin’s Journey Towards Survival

Moin, a two-year-old boy lived with his family in Padma Nagar, Govandi. He was the youngest of the three children. With no steady family income, they found it difficult to make both ends meet. Their miserable socio-economic condition left them extremely feeble. Through our health and nutrition initiative, it was found that Moin suffered from Severely Acute Malnutrition (SAM) for which he was provided with Medical Nutritional Therapy (MNT) and supplementary feeding.

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