GIRLS at Pardada Pardadi school sit on hard classroom floors every day for their lessons. Gift these eager students desks with benches to rid them of this uncomfortable distraction and focus on their studies.
MEDICS call them MAM or, moderately acute malnourished children – and there are too many of them in Madhya Pradesh. Help Jan Sahas save the lives of 100 such under-fives by providing timely nutrition.
IN the first weeks of being born, a baby is vaccinated against serious diseases like polio and measles that can maim or kill. But not in Kolkata's slums where child immunisation rates are dangerously low.
POOR hygiene and sanitation – not lack of food – is often the predominant cause of acute malnutrition among children. Fund hygiene kits @ Rs 500 each to help 600 under-fives beat this dangerous condition.
THE best outcome for kids rescued from railway platforms is to get them back home as quickly as possible. Help SATHI fund this return journey - from a temporary shelter to the caring arms of their families.
A PERSONAL tutor mentoring a child from a poor family who attends a school that imparts low quality education is life-changing. Help U&I fund the individualised coaching of 15 such deserving children.
THE debilitating effects of hunger and malnourishment on young children cannot be overstated. Help Sona Sarovar Trust fund nutrition-packed foods to their class of 50 TB-prone kids for a whole year.
WHILE their peers share selfies on Facebook, teenagers Manjali, Nazia and Jaya keep their faces and identities hidden - from their traffickers. Support iPartner’s Every8Minutes campaign to help them live again.
RADHA has repeatedly scored first class marks in her exams and is in the final year of a BA degree. Like her, high achievers Nandini, Rekha, Vidya and Vaideshwari too need to pay their college fees by November.
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