Tag: Anganwadi

Anganwadi without basic amenities and Water

 
/ March 2, 2017

“There is a toilet within the Anganwadi, but it is not fit for use.” The neglect faced by Moreng Uraav Ttoli Anganwadi Centre, which is considered as a model Anganwadi (courtyard shelter) centre in Gumli district of Jharkhand doesn’t just end at dysfunctional toilets. This model Anganwadi, which has 35...

Bridging the gap between Adivasi communities and administration

 
/ September 24, 2014

The Baiga people are one of the many tribes in Central India. Community Correspondent Dina works closely with this reclusive tribe and in this interview she details how she & her camera bridged the gap between adivasis & administration to bring water for 35 children in an anganwadi. Traditionally referring...

A Long Walk towards Maternal Health in this Jharkhand Village

 
/ October 6, 2016

Julia Murmu, a mother from Jharkhand walks almost three kilometres through dense forest with her young child for any health-related issue. Afraid of attacks from wild animals and overall safety, the mothers refrain from going to the nearby Anganwadi centre for medicines and vaccinations. Under the Janani Suraksha Yojana and...

20 year old shelterless Anganwadi Centre in West Bengal

 
/ July 29, 2016

Launched in 1975, the integrated child Development Services (ICDS) scheme is one of the world’s largest programmes for early child development. The primary objective of the scheme is to improve the nutritional and health status of children aged 0 to 6 years and pregnant and nursing women. In 2005, the...

Impact: Supplementary nutrition now available at Anganwadi

 
/ November 2, 2015

Mahangpur village, Jehanabad district, Bihar | Asha Kumari Malnutrition is rampant in Mahangpur village of Jehanabad district, Bihar. Despite this, the Anganwadi centre in the village did not distribute ration on a regular basis. When community correspondent, Asha Devi learnt about this, she reported the matter to the Child Development...