Meet Baba Karnail Singh Khaira, head of the Dera Kar Seva Gurudwara Langar Sahib, on a remote stretch of a Maharashtra highway. Since the lockdown began, it has fed over 15 lakh people, mostly poor migrants returning home, for
During a recently organised POSHAN Pakhwada, a combined force of 6866 ANM, ASHA, AWW and Community POSHAN champions went to the homes of every pregnant woman and lactating mother in Udaipur district to counsel them on maternal and child nutrition.
They are targeting to break the vicious cycle of a low birth weight baby girl growing up to become an undernourished child, a weak adolescent with low body mass, eventually ending up in an early marriage leading to a weaker next generation
“As men here still determine the terms inside the house, we want the husbands also to know about the nutritional needs of the women and children in their home,” says Shaila Devi, a nutrition champion and ward member of a Gram Panchayat from Patna