How We Impact

Child Health & Nutrition

Screened about 20,000 children under 3 years children for malnutrition in Dharavi.
Counsel 4200 pregnant women on Antenatal Care (ANC) and Infant and Young Child Feeding indicators (IYCF).
Reduced wasting in less than 2 year old children by 18% between 2011 – 2014.
Provides continuous training and capacity building to over 500 government health workers, improving uptake of Government ‘Take Home Rations’ to pregnant women and children by 40%.
Empowerment, Health & Sexuality of Adolescents (EHSAS)
Provided health and life skills education to over 10,000 adolescents and youth.
Provided vocational training to over 5,000 youth.
Percentage increase in knowledge on gender and health amongst adolescents was 20% and 21% in of of our intervention areas.
Anaemia pilot study initiated among 300 adolescents.
Formation of 10 volunteer youth groups, involving about 120 children for reportage on prevention on violence and community advocacy.
Prevention of Violence Against Women & Children

Addressed over 5,000 cases of violence.

Trained and sensitized 4,500 police officers and cadets in Mumbai.
Trained over 2,100 public hospital staff to identify violence victims among patients.
Set up 3 Women’s OPDs in large public hospitals for counselling and crisis intervention.
300 Community Women volunteers (Sanginis) trained to identify, intervene and refer cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV).
Work with 100 men to identify to intervene and liase with the public system to report cases of sexual violence in the public domain.