In this series, we speak to the women on the front lines; the health workers and hospital supervisors who are the first point of contact for pregnant women, new mothers and children served by ARMMAN’s programs.
The first six months of partnering with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to implement Kilkari and Mobile Academy in 13 states of India have been an immense learning experience. The next two and half years promise to be even more insightful and rewarding. Here’s a sneak peek into our plans for these programs.
Team ARMMAN celebrates a decade of empowering mothers and enabling healthy children with an emotionally-charged event.
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 […]
Assistant Manager Nivedita Patil takes a trip down memory lane.
ARMMAN’s Sharmila Shanmugasundaram volunteered for the flood relief efforts in Kerala and witnessed the scale of damage at a personal level.
The objective of the new partnership between ARMMAN, global analytics company CRISIL and the Collective Good trust is a transfer of knowledge via modules and activities to increase the involvement of men in the child care process.
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.
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) […]
Steve Ollis at MOMENTUM, a conference on maternal and child health, organised by ARMMAN
mMitra not only educates, but empowers these women with information support, helps them understand their pregnancy better and hence helps in making choices. It makes a huge difference in the lives of these women and their infants. Sometimes, a little care like this is everything.