Tag: ASHA

Women lead the battle to ban alcohol in rural India

 
/ August 7, 2015

As dusk falls across the village of Paraghat in Chhattisgarh, women from the community gather around in large groups. Armed with long sticks and whistles, they walk around inspecting every corner for suspicious activities. This daily vigil has become an integral part of making sure that no one consumes alcohol...

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...

5 months without food – Asha reports from Sagarpur, Bihar

 
/ September 3, 2015

The villagers of Sagarpur in Bihar are not getting any ration from the dealer in their village.  Our community correspondent Asha went there to find out the reason behind it. All the villagers belonging to BPL (Below Poverty Line) have the right to get ration every month. Community Correspondents come...

No pension for disabled people in Jahanabad, Bihar – Reports Asha

 
/ August 26, 2015

People with disabilities are entitled to benefits from the Samajik Suraksha Pension Yojna (Social Security Pension Scheme). But a family in Alua Bigha village of Bihar is deprived of the same in spite of having three disabled members. Suamnti Devi does not have a Disability pension card even though she...

Pioneering Scheme For Pregnant Women In Pune

 
/ April 18, 2011

Pregnancy-related deaths drop with the introduction of a new scheme in Pune.

IU CC Helps Young Girls Get Healthcare

 
/ January 20, 2011

Adolescent girls in Rajasthan benefit from a government scheme because of our Community Correspondent (CC) Sunita’s reporting.

“Anganwadi”Who Is Benefiting?

 
/ July 28, 2010

The Anganwadi program is an Integrated Child Development Service.