A caring support at an early age can make lives of children with special needs better.
The wellbeing of individuals and communities as a whole lies in their intake of nutrition.
Tea garden hospitals act as the lifeline to the communities in and around the garden.
As projected by National Skill Development Corporation Department of West Bengal, in the phase of 2017 to 2022, 89 lakh youngsters will enter the working age group in the state. In the tea belt of Jalpaiguri district though the literacy rate is 70-80% but lack of higher education facility and low accessibility to vocational education, creates a grim employability scenario for the youth of the region. To infuse economic growth the need of the hour is to establish skill development opportunities for youth of various level of education.
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. In order to mapping the current situation, opportunities and needs in order to establish a long-term road map for intervention and implementation a team of experts visited the communities.
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.
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.
As the primary healthcare system of the country suffocates due to lack of basic infrastructure, diagnostic tests for patients remain a distant facility for the PHC’s.
245 pregnant women cared for and provided with nutritional supplement across 4 tea garden communities
Little dietary neglect leading to vitamin deficiencies in the prime stage of a woman and child’s life risks their lifelong wellbeing.