Public health programmes have a long history of working with community health workers. In India, Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHAs) are health workers selected from the village and trained to
The scenes of towering hills come into view while the dust of the plains settled as the car meanders up this hill, then down and then repeats onto the next
When I first started working in this NGO after Orientation I realized the need of the hour in the Indian development sector are qualified and dedicated professionals. Through the AIF
Back in the middle of October, I began doing field work for my project. As part of my work plan, 100 surveys would need to be administered, interviews from girls
It’s 9:30am and a Shaishav staff member is flying down the streets of the Kumbarwada slum on their bike as I grab onto the seat behind them. We are on
My project is with Bhasha, known in Gujarat as Bhasha Sansodhan Prakashan Kendra (Language Research and Publication Center). Bhasha works with tribal and adivasi (indigenous communities) in India. There are
Gala Chairs Sanjay Mittal and Sunita Gupta lauded the generosity and the spirit of altruism in the Richmond community.
American India Foundation (AIF) during its annual Virginia gala at The
A supporter of American India Foundation in Chicago, Ritu Jain shares her reflections organizing a 5k run to raise awareness and funds for AIF.
By Ritu Jain
I’m a wife,
1. The buffaloes bathe more than the people do
No, I don’t bathe everyday. And I am proud of it. You are lucky if you see me pouring a bucket
Over the weekend, micro Home Solutions hosted a workshop for students from the University of Minnesota, who are visiting Delhi for three weeks in order to understand broadly the challenges,
It’s been two months since I moved here, and Delhi is still to me a city that is indescribable to a frustrating extent. Any word you use to describe it
Moving to a foreign city, where I have no family or relatives present, I have had to create a new community for myself. Strangers have become my friends.
345am. Awaken to the darkness of night. A time when all else sleeps except the teachers of APV school and the crickets. Sitting in silence with one’s body, breath and
It has been a long time since I have posted to this blog. Writing has been on my to-do list but keeps getting buried amongst other tasks. The past few