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    Usha’s Story

    Usha is a 50-year old woman, who was born in a low income household, in a village called Piparayia located in Maharajganj district, Uttar Pradesh. A few years after her birth, her parents realized that their daughter did not react to sounds. They took her to a nearby hospital where Usha was referred to the […]

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    Mrs. Lakyltiew’s ordeal and triumph over it.

    Mrs. Lakyltiew Blah is a 44 years old woman residing in Shillong. Lakyltiew comes everyday at around 3 pm to pick up her son Meshan from Bethany Society, Shillong. Meshan is a 5 years old student who joined Bethany Society a few months ago. Meshan lives with autism. He regularly goes for speech therapy and […]

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    Gauri’s journey to school

    Gauri Gupta is a child with intellectual and physical disabilities, residing in Mumbai. Complications during pregnancy and inadequate neo-natal care lead to medical problems which resulted in Gauri’s condition. Her parents hail from a rural town and had to migrate to Mumbai in the hope of better facilities for Gauri. After relocating to Mumbai Gauri’s […]

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    Nirmala’s story

    “A life of utter rejection was my story. Married and divorced within a week I was extremely disappointed and slowly falling in depression. Associating with an SHG (Self Help Group) under project Parivartan not just motivated me but also supported me financially to start my own shop. Today, when I wake up I feel hopeful […]

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    Surendra’s story

    “I am happy to be living a respectable life. Surprisingly, I now make more money than I was making as an unskilled migrant labourer in Mumbai. In a tragic accident, I lost my leg but not my independence, thanks to Parivartan.” – Surendra, DPO member, owner of cycle repairing shop, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. Parivartan is […]

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    Weaving the Future: Inclusive Eye Health

    The prevalence of cataract in rural India is far more than urban India. Lack of awareness about eye care and lower social-economic conditions furthers the risk of blindness in rural areas. Bakharia village is approximately 25-30 km away from the city of Varanasi. The village community comprises mainly of farmers and handloom weavers. Some families […]

  • Kumar, a beneficiary of the project, with his new boat

    Project Shakthi: Emerging from Flood Water

    Kerala, God’s Own Country, is home to serene backwaters. The people who live along the backwaters have a unique relationship with it. For centuries, these backwaters have been their lifeline and the only source of livelihood. The fish caught from its waters, the paddy, coconut and other crops harvested along its banks, the boats they […]

  • Meet Kumar Swami!

    No, he is not the personality that we usually associate this name with. This Kumar Swami is a happy child from Honganur Village, Chamrajnagar, Karnataka. Kumar Swami comes to a CBM supported therapy center every two days with his mother. He is 2 years old and lives with Cerebral Palsy. Regular massages and practice are […]