Monthly Archives: April 2016

Decoding Malnutrition in Mokhada

The complex issue of Malnutrition – where does one even begin to tackle it? Sponsor meals? Adopt villages? Talk to women about nutrition? Work with the ICDS ( Integrated Child Development Programme)? All of the above?

We were faced with a similar dilemma when we first ventured into Mokhada in 2006.  The issue was all encompassing. […]

By |April 17th, 2016|Health|0 Comments

What Got Us Started

In 2005, 196 children died of malnutrition in Mokhada Block then under Thane District. A staggering figure that actually made the Government of Maharashtra (GoM) sit up and take notice. 196 is a lot of children – and all below the age of six. Something had to be done, fast. The GoM approached the College […]

By |April 6th, 2016|Livelihood|1 Comment