27 February 2012

Training of mothers on nutritious diet

A one-day training event in was held at Joshimath aimed at creating awareness among women on the importance of a balanced and nutritious diet in leading a healthy life and encouraging improved cultivation practices to help women grow high-nutrient vegetables in their kitchen gardens. Mr. B.S. Bhati, Agriculture Officer was the resource person for the event, who informed the participants about the different varieties of vegetables, their nutrient values and how they can be grown in kitchen gardens. He also gave some important insights on starting and designing a kitchen garden for growing nutritive crops round the year. It was a valuable training for the participants and Pragya’s efforts were highly appreciated.

9 February 2012

Debrief meeting for Economic Justice Programme Evaluation

As part of an evaluation study of Oxfam India’s Economic Justice programme in Uttarakhand, a briefing meeting was held at Dehradun. Consultants from Pragya Solutions discussed their initial findings from field visits and documents appraisals with the representatives of 9 implementing partners and Oxfam India staff. Inputs for final assessment report were collected and way ahead discussed during the meeting.

Bringing children back to schools

The earthquakes and aftershocks which struck Nepal in 2015 had an enormous impact on the country’s poorest communities. The effect on Nepal...