Posts Tagged ‘health’

“It is lonely. No one listens to me. I haven’t left this house in over 2 years. I have forgotten what the village looks like”. I am sitting inside a small house in Kalale village, 2 hours from Mysore city, Karnataka. Ravi became bedridden 2 years ago, and his condition has gradually deteriorated. With three children, two [...]

Mid-Year Public Progress Report Rajgurunagar, Maharashtra Hardeep Bhatha comes to Indicorps with post-graduate degree in International Project Managemnet. Hardeep brings her passion for social development to her partner organization Chaitanya as they collectively assemble an affordable health insurance project for women from rural areas. Chaitanya & Community Background Chaitanya is a development organization founded by [...]

Mid-Year Public Progress Report Ahmedabad, Gujarat As one of the only premedical students majoring in International Development Studies, Rikin’s interests lie in the realm of healthcare development. His travels have exposed him to life and cultures throughout the world from Buenos Aires to Rajkot. As an August 2009 fellow, Rikin is partenered with Aajeevika Bureau [...]

An elderly woman came into a rural government hospital recently, complaining of a bothersome gynecological problem.  I looked into Hirabai’s weathered, wizened face, and I detected only the slightest trace of worry behind her grin.  She was merely being cautious.  She did not anticipate any major problems.  I hoped she was right, as I watched [...]

SEPT 15, 2008 – MAR 15, 2009 STRENGTHENING HEALTH WORKER’S TRAINING ANDUR, OSMANABAD DISTRICT, MAHARASHTRA Meghana Limaye, August 2008 Fellow HALO Medical Foundation Background and Project Vision HALO Medical Foundation was started in 1993 by Dr. Shashikant Ahankari and his wife Dr. Shubhangi Ahankari. They began their work by training village level health workers after [...]

SEPT 15, 2008 – MAR 15, 2009 CITIZENS’ HEALTH INITIATIVE SIMAYAL VILLAGE, UTTARAKHAND Gaurav Madan, August 2008 Fellow Central Himalayan Rural Action Group (CHIRAG) Background and Project Vision CHIRAG has been active in the hills of rural Kumaon for over two decades and works in over a hundred villages on a wide array of issues [...]

Sept 15, 2008 – Mar 15, 2009 Tribal Health Workers Training Gudalur Valley, Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu Abirami Natarajan, August 2008Fellow ASHWINI (Association for Health Welfare in the Nilgiris) Background of NGO Two decades ago ASHWINI was started by a young Indian couple living in the United States – they set up a small hospital, [...]

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