Hunar Ghar is set in a geographically isolated location of Southern Rajasthan. In the marginalized community of Bakhel people live in incredibly deprived and challenging conditions with very poor access to government health services. Educate for Life has transformed the community’s access to reliable and professional healthcare by arranging bi-monthly Mobile health clinic visit, regular Eye-camps & Dental camps and an Annual health screening. The Annual health screening this year was held on Dec 8th and 9th to assess the general health and nutrition for 427 pupils at Hunar Ghar. Our Administrative Manager Kanan shares a detailed report..
Volunteers have constantly been a valuable support for the team at Hunar Ghar, the children and the Bakhel community. Anika, a General Practitioner working in London, UK recently completed a 9 week stint at Hunar Ghar to support the health team. She shares her experience of getting to know the children & community , working closely with the health team and subsequently setting up processes to deliver higher standards of healthcare in Bakhel..
An eye camp for the students at Hunar Ghar and the community in and around Bakhel was organised on October 4th in collaboration with Global Hospitaland Research Centre, Mount Abu. Hunar Ghar acts a community hub for undertaking health initiatives to the remote area of Bakhel panchyat. The eye camp is our one such initiative to secure a good eye health for our students/community and also diagnose serious issues in their primitive stages. Our health and community manager, Madhusudan Singh shares his experience..
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…
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