Content tagged with Empowering Rural India

 Meena Kadri

Life Saving Dots: How Iodine-Soaked Bindis Are Transforming Rural India

Millions of people across India suffer from an iodine deficiency, which can cause serious and irreversible – and ultimately preventable – health problems. Pregnant women are particularly vulnerable. So what can be done to reach out to a country with 500 million women? A simple initiative, recently tested in rural India, may offer a solution: the Life Saving Dot. Read on

 Jebaloo

Education in hand

As India’s urban areas steam ahead towards modernity and development, many lament the effect this has on India’s rural spots, particularly India’s rural poor. With money generated in the big cities being used to make way for India’s rising urban population, India’s rural education facilities are no match for their city counterparts. Read on