Wonderful anecdotes from the field!!!!

Written by Sonya Ochaney  Narrated by Shobha  ARMMAN’s mMitra service in collaboration with MAMA has commenced in the urban slums of Mumbai. The mMitra service is a free voice call service that provides culturally appropriate comprehensive information on preventive care and simple interventions to reduce maternal and infant mortality and morbidity in urban slums of […]

Maternal and child health challenge in urban India- The scourge of the lack of access to preventive care information

Written by Dr. Aparna Hegde Kiran, a 24 year old young woman living in one of the slums of Mumbai, attended the antenatal clinic of a peripheral municipal hospital in the fourth month of pregnancy for regular antenatal care. However due to the long queue of patients waiting outside the outpatient department, the nurse could […]

26 Million Child Brides, and Counting…

Dasra is India’s leading strategic philanthropy foundation, strengthening growth plans of more than 3500 non-profits and social businesses and have engaged with and educated 1000 philanthropists, multi-lateral agencies and corporate foundations on strategic philanthropy, enabled over $42 million in funding to social entrepreneurs. As our strategy partner, they are focusing on issues such as early […]