Tag: Bharti Kumari

IMPACT | Vaccination resumed in Pipratand, Jharkhand

/ October 12, 2015

Pipratand village, Dhanbad, Jharkhand | Bharti Kumari For over a year, administration of vaccinations had come to a halt at the Anganwadi centre in Pipratand village. Women had to travel to the faraway PHC in Baghmara for vaccinations. Community Correspondent Bharti Kumari reported the matter through a video, screened it...

With 9 different grains & blessings: an unusual festival for women in northern India

/ August 28, 2015

Padugada village, Dhanbad, Jharkhand | Bharti Kumari Karma and Jitiya festivals are very important to the Kurmi community. Unmarried girls pray for their brothers during Karma which is celebrated around August 11, while Jitiya, which is the occasion for married women to pray for the well-being of their children, follows...

Poor Implementation of Handicap Pension Scheme

/ July 21, 2015

Padugara Village, Dhanbad District, Jharkhand | Bharti Kumari Five years ago Rita, travelled to the Block Office, closest to her village in the hope of getting the paperwork ready for her disability pension. At the end of that visit, she was promised that the required documents would be couriered to...