We target two districts, Champaran and Varnasi. We zero in on 2000 volunteers designated as family mentors. These mentors provide knowledge, care, and protection to the first one thousand days for every baby and mother. Each of the 2000 health mentors has under her love and protection a minimum of 100 households, ( 100 families, 100 couples). The project directly reaches 200,000 families and indirectly a million people including other family members, neighbors, and relations. This…"Health Mentors of Varnasi and Champaran"
High Nutritional Value The humble mushroom is an amazing plant – it’s nutritious, easy to grow and is important to our ecosystem.Mushrooms can provide more than just taste and texture for our meals–they actually have a surprisingly high nutritional value also. With more than 14,000 kinds of mushrooms in existence, only 3,000 of those are edible and about 1,400 are actually recognized as poisonous. White button mushrooms, the popular ones you see in all the…"The King of Nutrition Mushrooms-2"
The Earth is in trouble. You know that. It means you and I are in trouble too. But then we have an ancestor whom we have not cashed in on. Paul Edward Stamets believes that mushrooms can save our lives, restore our ecosystems and transform other worlds. Presents a suite of six mycological solutions, using fungi, and these solutions are based on mycelium. Now who is Paul Stamets? What is fungi? What is Mycelium? What is…"Here Comes Our Saviour Mushrooms 1"
Eight major towns and cities of Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, hosted a well researched, world class play during the winter of 2010. Shifa ((Healing), the play took stigma and discrimination head on, unraveling the ramifications of exclusion through the eyes of a woman, a man and a child. Here are six Shifa reasons why theatre should increasingly be used as a public health tool. Theatre as Public Health Tool allows us to …"6 Reasons Why Theatre is an Effective Public Health Tool"
Once upon a time…. Abhinav Farmers Club is a national award winning group farming initiative located in Mulshi taluka, of Pune district of Maharashtra a state in India. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abhinav_Farmers_Club Once upon a time in the neighbourhood of Pune, there was a farmer’s son. The farmer was in debt like most farmers in India. He had already sold ten acres of his land to settle a loan he had taken ten years ago. The loan amount had become ten times the original loan.…"Abhinav Farmers Club: 50 Steps to Transforming the Farmer In You."
See trends and the emergence of new patterns from apparent chaos. Help members of the culture or organization to preserve the genius of the culture even as they help move it into the new story. Be open to the fact that the membrane between cultures, between worlds, between old and new ways of being is breaking down Helps cultures and organizations move from patriarchy to partnership, from dominance by one economic culture or group…"26 Things that the New Humans Do"
Augustine Veliath Augustine Veliath is a professional with 40 years’ experience as communication strategist, social mobilizer, writer, publisher and communication trainer. Mr. Veliath is also South Asia’s leading voice on fifth quintile listening and harvesting conversations. He has also great track record in mobilizing and working with young people. He has served UNICEF for 23 years as a Communication Specialist, working in the most challenging states of India. He has also served as Media Advisor…"Augustine Veliath An Introuduction"
The unheard come in many avatars. Some of them are children. Some others are young people on the margins of society. Then, of course, there are the frontline workers. They all need a Manifesto of the Unheard. The frontline workers have many names too. They are Ashas and Anagawadi workers. They are volunteers and community mobilizers. They are Rasoeas or the people who cook the mid-day meals for school children. These are the people to whom we…"Manifesto of the Unheard– Leaders will Listen Now"
Nehru’s Genius was not in writing those two books. “Discovery of India and Glimpses of the World. Those two books showed that he was a well-read man. He not only read but he also retained. His memory was phenomenal. Those two books did help open my eyes to a vast world and universe called India. I am sure that is true of many contemporary Indians. His genius was in his firm commitment to what he…"Nehru’s Genius in 10 points"
Celebrations as Part of Children’s Lives Celebrations are a part of children’s lives everywhere. Here we explore cooperation between a children’s home in India and a school in San Diego, California. In their celebratory cooperation lies a model for the world. Let us visit the Mewat home. They are like school going adolescents anywhere else. Circumstances brought these children from different parts of India, under one roof here in Mewat in Haryana an hour’s drive…"Celebrations — A Mewat San Diego Story."