Stories

Bhanwar’s Story

Bhanwar Kanwar has been an Anganwadi helper for over 16 years in an Anganwadi Centre in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Furthermore, she is a member of Mahila Arogya Samiti (MAS).

Sukhro’s Story

Seventy-year-old Sukhro is a member of an isolated tribe called the Toto residing in Totopara in the Alipurduar district of West Bengal, India.

Manisha's story

Manisha from Jabalpur has orthopaedic disability and is supported by Sightsavers under the Social Inclusion Programme.

Srinu’s story

“To protect people from the pandemic, I, along with my SHG members decided to tailor masks and distribute in the community, and educate people about wearing masks, practice social distancing and handwashing,” says Srinu.

Preeti's story

Preeti* from Chittaurgarh is 20 years old and has orthopaedic disability. At five years of age, Preeti met with an accident in which she lost one of her legs.

Zainab's Story

This lockdown has been hard on Zainab*. She has no respite and break from her family members and fights in the house have increased a lot.

Savita's story

Savita is 24 years old and has orthopaedic disability. She comes from a remote village in Chhattisgarh, India.

Aparna's story

Aparna* lives in a quaint little village of Bikaner with her parents, two brothers and one sister in-law.

Nomesh's story

Nomesh hails from Raipur district in Chhattisgarh, India. He has sickle cell disease (an inherited red blood cell disorder in which there aren't enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen throughout the body).

Shiva's story

Shiva is 28 years old and has orthopaedic disability. He comes from a small village in Gaya district of Bihar.

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