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Women Prosper
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APPL Foundation in collaboration with Starbucks Foundation, Barefoot College and SHRI Foundation has initiated a positively impact the lives of rural Assamese women and their communities at Hathikuli. The programme addresses holistically; better health and wellness, sanitation at community level and economic Opportunity, vis à vis secondary livelihood development.

Mar 04, 2020
Durga Tamang
Success Stories

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After receiving a training to sensitize women about menstrual hygiene, I am now leading the awareness drive in my community. I am deeply satisfied as I am acting as an agent of change. Though superstitious beliefs are common but gradually women are now adopting use of sanitary napkin.

Mar 04, 2020
Menstrual Hygiene Education Programme
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The biological phenomenon of menstruation in women is a taboo topic which the community and even the women who undergo the cycles refuse to discuss. Myth and superstition disguised as age old customs compel women to follow unhygienic and discriminatory practices which adversely affect their health.

Mar 04, 2020
Success Stories

Dimbeshwar Rabha has been a part of an integral project – ‘Small Farm Integration for Sustainable Agriculture and Improved Access to Market’ – funded by Tata Trust. The impact that resonates through his project cuts across the three very important aspects of socio-economic mobility keeping in mind environmental sustainability.

Feb 25, 2020
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Women constitute more than 50% of a tea estate population in Assam. Women busy working in the estates and house tend to ignore their own health. Although various programmes have been introduced by the government, only a few are aware of, and access these programmes. One of the hidden health issues of women in tea estates is the Fungal infection.

Feb 25, 2020

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