A Sleep And A Coffee That Changed Perspective

A Sleep And A Coffee That Changed Perspective

The Uber vehicle accelerated forward. Some of my co-fellows waived us off. After the midpoint training at India Fellow, a co-fellow and I, both working in Odisha, with different organizations, were starting our journey back from...

Viel, No Viel: Why Hate?

Viel, No Viel: Why Hate?

A Malayalee growing up in Gujarat has certain perks. Locals do not understand your name, culture, or slang and you can get out of awkward situations - mostly by lying yes. Then the unthinkable (for me definitely) happened, and I shifted back to the place that is...

Is India Losing It’s Alternative Voice?

Is India Losing It’s Alternative Voice?

There are almost 30 lakh non-profit organizations registered in India, although only around 1.3 lakh of these non-profits organizations have registered under NGO Darpan, which is one NGO for every 4000 people.

What Bothers The Youth In Rural Bihar Everyday?

What Bothers The Youth In Rural Bihar Everyday?

As part of an initiative to understand mental health concerns affecting the youth in rural Samastipur, my colleague and I had a group discussion with a group of young (18-35 years) men and women. Initially, we did not mention our purpose or used any mental health...

The Female Health Tripod At AMRIT Clinics

The Female Health Tripod At AMRIT Clinics

Pushpa, one of the health workers counselling Anjana on five food groups with the help of a flip book Phulwari Workers Phulwaris are creches located deep within the rural regions of South Rajasthan. Each Phulwari serves about 20-15 children below the age of 5. The...

National Rural Livelihood Mission And Enabling Livelihoods

National Rural Livelihood Mission And Enabling Livelihoods

Padotiya* is a village 25 km off the city of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, resided by a population of 1000 people in 196 families (as of census 2011). It falls in the Bandnagar tehsil of the Ujjain district. I work as an India Fellow in the region and over the last seven...

A Zoomed Introspection Of Trupti Kitchen

A Zoomed Introspection Of Trupti Kitchen

Respecting senior citizens and giving them the utmost priority and position in any household has always been an integral aspect of Indian culture. However, today, as a community, we have failed to uphold this custom. More and more cases of senior citizens being...

Understanding What Primary Health Care Means

Understanding What Primary Health Care Means

80% of the diseases can be prevented or cured at the primary level only. And that is why corporates cannot provide primary care as providing primary care would affect the profit that they can make through secondary or tertiary careA doctor in an intense discussion...

A Day In Konta

A Day In Konta

District Sukma is located on the southern tip of Chhattisgarh. It was carved out of Dantewada district on 16th January 2012 and got its existence as a new district. Sukma is the last district of Chhattisgarh and it shares the border with the states of Odisha, Andhra...

ई-श्रम क्या हैं?

ई-श्रम क्या हैं?

https://open.spotify.com/show/37Dw12K7Lx5aIZhVdiIqrf?si=gEGh75VpSSezRNFehWyjDw The e-Shram card was brought in by the central government in August 2021 posing as an answer to the enumeration of migrant workers and consolidated social security benefits for all...

Is It Possible To Eliminate Tuberculosis By 2025?

Is It Possible To Eliminate Tuberculosis By 2025?

दीदी, इस बिमारी से कोई बचता नहीं है। हमने तो बहुत करीब से देखा है। मुझे डर है की मैं ठीक नहीं होऊंगा। [Didi, nobody survives this disease. I have seen it up close. I'm afraid that I won't get well]. These were the words spoken by Rajan*, as he sat across from me in...

A Heart-Wrenching Tale Of A 13-Year Old Mother In Rural India

A Heart-Wrenching Tale Of A 13-Year Old Mother In Rural India

It was 11:30 PM when I received a call from Reema’s* mother-in-law. They belong to one of the villages in Panna, Madhya Pradesh where Project Koshika runs a health intervention. Reema complained of severe stomach ache, nausea and fever. I pulled out my notes to see...

राजस्थान के सुदूरवर्ती इलाकों में शिक्षा

राजस्थान के सुदूरवर्ती इलाकों में शिक्षा

शनिवार के दिन स्कूल में ताला राजस्थान के सुदूरवर्ती इलाकों में शिक्षा को लेकर बहुत सी समस्याएं हैं, जिसका प्रभाव बच्चों पर पड़ता है। जिसमे पारिवारिक समस्या हो, गाँव में स्कुल या मा-बाड़ी केंद्र ना होने की समस्या हो, और विद्यालयमें अध्यापकों की कमी होने के कारन यह...