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Early Childhood Development Survey Complete

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It’s been just over a week and the survey is completed, thanks to the extraordinary hard work of Hunar Ghar Project Manager Kanan Silvera and Community Health Coordinator Vishnu Priya.

Before doing this survey, although I had spent some time exploring the area, I had never fully appreciated how spread out the five hamlets that make up Bakhel are, and how hidden some of the households! For the first couple of days the scootie was at the mechanic’s for repairs, meaning that we had to cover several kilometres on foot, seeking out the survey’s participants. Read More

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Our new intern begins

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We were pleased to be joined by our new intern, Mégan Muller, this week. She will be working with us until the end of August. She’ll spend two months working in our office in London, then travel to India to spend two and a half months at Hunar Ghar. Read More

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Early Childhood Development Survey Underway

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Our intern Ellen Goodman gives us an update on her work in Bakhel…

This week has been really exciting as we have started collecting data for our survey on early childhood development and caring practices in the Bakhel community.  On the first day we interviewed nearly 10% of our survey population.  The team performed brilliantly and really engaged with both the children and their caregivers.  It was wonderful to see what a strong relationship Hunar Ghar Community Health Coordinator Vishnu Priya and Project Manager Kanan Silvera have created within the community.  No survey was completed without some jokes and laughter being shared by the team and the families. Read More