Health and Community Team attends workshop on maternal and newborn care

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We constantly strive to offer opportunities for learning and development for our team. Most of our team members come from rural or semi-urban areas of Rajasthan. While they bring with them invaluable insights into the needs of  the local community, these learning opportunities offer them exposure to best practices implemented in other organisations and new developments that continue to take place in their area of work. Our Health and Community team at Hunar Ghar recently participated in a state level workshop on maternal and newborn care…  

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Tackling malnutrition through our Hunar Ghar kitchen team

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One of the integral components of our holistic approach towards education is providing healthy, nutritious meals for all pupils at Hunar Ghar. It is all the more important in a village like Bakhel, where 61% of children are malnourished, resulting in stunted growth and wasting (as shown in our Early Childhood Development Study). In this blog, we give you an insight into the kitchen at Hunar Ghar and the people involved in running it, who through their dedication and effort, prepare and serve nearly 900 meals a day… Read More

Introducing our Child Health Coordinator at Hunar Ghar

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Taking care of the overall health of children enrolled at Hunar Ghar is an integral part of our holistic approach to education. With a 60% increase in enrolment this year and a total of 412 children at Hunar Ghar as a result, we now are in a position to have a much larger impact on children’s health in the community. In light of this increased responsibility, Shobhag Meena has joined us as our Child Health at Hunar Ghar coordinator. In this blog, he writes about his background and his responsibilities at Hunar Ghar.

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Women at Hunar Ghar: Rural changemakers at grassroot level

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With Hunar Ghar, we have demonstrated that delivering quality education integrated with holistic health and community services is possible in extremely deprived rural areas. The Hunar Ghar team has played an instrumental role in achieving this. Our Health and Community Manager Kanan Silvera is a key member of this team of rural changemakers participating in a movement to transform rural India while working with the local community to bring about a lasting change in their lives. As we continue to expand and strengthen our work to create a wider impact, we are hiring new team members. In this blog, Kanan talks about her experiences with the recruitment process, the challenges she foresees for the new recruits and tips she has to offer to them to be successful in their roles.

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