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Under Project Sambhuya of USAID; APPL, APPLF and SAATHI have partnered to ensure quality maternal and newborn care and family planning services in all 25 APPL Tea Gardens. To act as a driving force a Quality Assurance Committee (QAC) has been formed consisting of APPL, APPLF, SAATHI, FOGSI and District representatives.
Moniram Baru hails from a family of 9 members who find it difficult to make their ends meet. His father who is the sole earning member of the family runs a tea stall and Moniram as the eldest son feels the need to stand by his father to shoulder the responsibility of running the family.
There is something to be said about education, no matter what our circumstances are. No part of life today is easy without education. Even to work a manual labour job, like on the tea estate – we need to be able to read the numbers displayed.
As a major breakthrough in enhancing maternal and child health in the tea gardens, APPLF has partnered with Solidarity & Action Against HIV Infection in India (SAATHI) to implement the project, Sambhuya funded by US Agency of International Development (USAID). The project will focus at maternal and neonatal healthcare development along with family planning promotion.