Not Just Fun & Games: Father’s Role in Child Care

As part of a recent project with CRISIL, Shyamsundar Mochemadkar and Prafull Rangari designed unique activities to disseminate crucial information and encourage the involvement of fathers in child rearing. They share their experience of designing and facilitating the activities for young couples and parents. The father has an important role in the growth and development […]

Breastfeeding Should Be A Movement, Not Just A Campaign

ARMMAN celebrates World Breastfeeding Week across municipal hospitals in Mumbai with various activities involving pregnant women and lactating mothers. But the aim is to keep the spotlight on breastfeeding throughout the year and start a movement which sensitises, educates and empowers mothers from all backgrounds.

Every mother should be aware about mMitra; no mother and child should suffer due to lack of information

Megha Rahilya, 23, mother of a three-month-old baby boy From: Valmiki Basti, New Delhi Monthly household income: ₹8,000 Enrolled in mMitra during: 7th month of pregnancy The taboo around not disclosing pregnancy at an early stage prevented Megha to enrol for the mMitra voice call services despite being confident about its benefits. “An ASHA didi (elder sister) […]

They get the right answers to their questions at the right time.

“One day when I was with a beneficiary at the ART centre, I listened to her mMitra HIV voice call. It was at that point that I understood the importance of this programme, much better than ever before. When I meet them, I give them all information about NVP (Nevirapine), CPT (Co-trimaxazole Preventive Therapy) and […]