Gita Iyer &
Vivek and Vandana Sharma Foundation
Rural India Supporting Trust (RIST)
RIST and AIF have been working in partnership since 2017 for MANSI in Uttarakhand. This partnership covers 10 blocks and 1300+ villages in Haridwar and Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand. Over 2,221 ASHAs have been trained and more than 2 lakh beneficiaries have benefitted including pregnant and lactating women, children under five years of age, and adolescent girls. This partnership is focused on strengthening the health care delivery system at the community level.
Vivek and Vandana Sharma Foundation
AIF has been in partnership with the Vivek and Vandana Sharma Foundation since 2020 for MAHI (MANSI Adolescent Health Initiative) in Uttarakhand. The partnership covers Yamkeshwar, Dwarikhar, and Dugadda blocks of district Pauri Garhwal. Covering a population of 1,87,938 the program has benefitted more than 6000 adolescent girls in 602 villages. The partnership focuses on key issues faced by adolescent girls including under-nutrition, anemia, and issues related to menstruation and menstrual hygiene and aims to provide them with essential health education and training.
Gita Iyer & Vijay Vishwanath
Gita Iyer & Vijay Vishwanath has been supporting Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) case management in the Thalisain block of Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand since 2021. Thanks to his support, we have reached 4,098 under-five children and have trained 77 ASHAs in 161 villages of Thalisain Block. The project is focused on reducing preventable deaths due to acute and Severe Malnutrition and improving health outcomes in young children.
AIF partnered with Hospira in 2017 to implement MANSI in the Ananthagiri and Hukumpeta blocks of Andhra Pradesh. So far, this partnership has impacted the lives of more than 50,000 beneficiaries in 774 villages of two tribal blocks of AP. This partnership is focused on strengthening health care delivery at the community level in tribal areas.
Hindustan Unilever Limited
HUL and AIF have been working in partnership since 2021 for Prabhat Poshan Sathi, covering 11 blocks in Sumerpur and Etah district of Uttar Pradesh, Chhindwara District of Madhya Pradesh, and Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu. The program focuses on enhancing the nutritional status of adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women, and under-five children. This partnership has benefitted more than 4 lakh people in 524 villages across these three states.
Circle of Hope (CoH)
CoH is supporting MANSI snce 2018. Under this partnership, we have reached beneficiaries in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu. This partnership focuses on enhancing the nutritional status of adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women, and under-five children and training 1521 Frontline Workers (ASHA, ASHA facilitators, and Anganwadi workers) on HBYC (Home Base Care for Young Child).
Tata Steel Foundation
The TATA Steel Foundation (TSF) has been supporting MASNI since its inception and is an implementing partner in the Kohan region of Jharkhand covering all 38 development blocks across the three districts of East Singhbhum, West Singhbhum, and Seraikela. TSF provides human resource, finance, and program support in the field including joint advocacy with government functionaries on system strengthening. The TSF covers a population of approximately 4 million and reaches out to over 448,000 beneficiaries including pregnant and lactating women, children under-five, and adolescent girls in these five blocks and has provided training and handholding support to 2,399 ASHAs.