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The young girl motivates her classmates in school to harness their potential, has elders in the village approaching her to solve problems, and has been steering change in her own family ...
DALEIGUDA, India, 8 September 2011 – Krupasindhuv Pangi knows the challenges that indigenous communities face. At the age of five, his family lost their land when it was taken from them ...
Thanks to the efforts of religious leaders along with local administration and UNICEF, the entire state of Uttar Pradesh, including Pakbara has not reported a single polio case since 201...
Drivers and ASHAs like Purnachandra and Sushanti are the back bone of the innovative Alternative Vaccine Delivery System (AVDS), that has reduced vaccine shortage, improved vaccine quali...
It is half past one in the night and the downpour is quite heavy. Three youths are pulling a rickety cycle rickshaw through the mud-slippery village roads. They arrive at the primary hea...
Twenty-four -year-old Mamta with her twins at a local hospital in Orissa. Mamta is one of the hundreds of pregnant women in Keonjhar tribal district, who are fighting the often lonely ba...
We reached Phulpadar village in Koraput block after traveling around 18 kilometers, 15 on a vehicle and 3 on foot crossing a mountain river. The village road has never seen a vehicle in ...
For them it was nothing less than freedom at midnight. There were no class rooms, no teachers to dictate the day’s time table. There was more space to explore, more new things to see tha...
No one expected the Luna River to break into the village. On the fateful day of September 23, Minu Das (20), in her seventh month of pregnancy, was taking a nap in her thatched hut on th...
School children in Orissa joined millions of children in more than 70 countries across the world on October 15 to observe the first-ever Global Handwashing Day using school children as a...
The significance of improving people’s access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation cannot be underestimated in a state where unacceptable levels of both infant and maternal mortal...
It is 7:30 a.m. on Sunday morning and the UNICEF Rapid Assessment team is taken aback by the scene that greets them at the office of the District Emergency Officer in Cuttack – a virtual...
Jayanti is one among the many ASHAs who work tirelessly to make sure every child in India is immunized against life threatening diseases. Importantly, Jayanti, like other ASHAs in the co...
Child participation story from Orissa
Kuni Murmu’s fourth child weighed a whimpering 1.4 kilograms at birth, more than a kilogram below the lower limit of the norm. None in the family dared to hope the infant girl would surv...
The SOWC 2009 report dedicated to newborn and maternal health was released at a glittering function held at the Governor’s House, Raj Bhawan here on February 24.
Women participating in Motherhood Adalats in Cuttack
Child Reporters with Nikunj Bihari Dhal,Director,OPEPA
 
 
 
 
 
 
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