A study found that 36% of 3650 children surveyed in Delhi’s urban slums were malnourished (Photo: Shorbori Purkayastha/The Quint) “There is no better joy than laying the foundations of a strong future for these little children,” Narendra Modi wrote in a blog for the Times of India in 2013. Children are the future of the world, but some children don’t… Continue reading In Photos: Who is To Blame For The Malnourished Children of Delhi?
Right to food and nutrition is a challenging issue for India and its seriousness is even reflected in the capital city of Delhi. With much effort the National Food Security Act, 2013 was promulgated to ensure nutritional support and food security to different categories of children and women through government programmes and Schemes. The Law provides for a comprehensive… Continue reading Nutrition Governance in Delhi (Rights vs Realities
Rachna (Nutrition Champion) Age 25 Years : Qualification Illiterate : Address K- 36, Nardan Basti, Lal Kuan, M B Road, New Delhi- 110044 Details of children– Chinki- 2 years and Himanshu- 1 year Background Rachna has been living with joint family in Nardan Basti since 2014 when she migrated from Uttar Pradesh to Delhi. Nardan […]… Continue reading Nutrition Champion_Rachna
Shakila (Nutrition Champion) Age 26 Years : Qualification 8th Class : Address- K- 86, Nardan Basti, Lal Kuan, M B Road, New Delhi- 110044 : Details of children– Azhar- 5 years, Aliya- 3 years and Akram- 1 year Background Information Shakila lives in a nuclear family with her husband and three children. She has her… Continue reading Nutrition Champion_Shakila
Kavita- Anganwadi Centre No 37, Nardan Basti, Hamdard Nagar ICDS Project (Nutrition Champion) Background Kavita was appointed as an Anganwadi Worker under Integrated Child Development Scheme in September, 2014. Her commitment to her work reflects from the distance she travels on daily basis from Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh to Nardan Basti, where she was appointed… Continue reading Nutrition Champion_Kavita_Anganwadi Worker
Suman (Nutrition Champion) Age 29 Years Qualification 5th Class Address K-105, Nardan Basti, Lal Kuan, M B Road, New Delhi- 110044 Details of children- Riya- 10 years, Priya- 8 years, Khushi- 5 years and Jiya- 1 year Background Information Suman has been living in Nardan Basti when she migrated to Delhi from Uttar Pradesh eleven… Continue reading Nutrition Champion_Suman
We celebrated 15 year of existence of Matri Sudha on 28th February 2016. The journey of one and half decade saw changes not only in the community but also within the organization. We have tried to capture the small moments of our work with children in these years which is collated in the coming paragraphs.… Continue reading Matri Sudha- A Fifteen Year Old Child