This ‘Disposable’ Girl Became The Most Educated Person in Her Village.
ATLANTA - An estimated 1,000 villages, towns and cities in India's Odisha and Andhra Pradesh states have been left without electricity after Cyclone Phailin destroyed nearly seven-and-a-half million acres of crops and flooded low-lying areas of the coast — home t
Oct. 13, 2013 - Cyclone Phailin has hit the southeastern coast of India with a speed of more than 200 kms per hour and an expected rainfall of 20 cms on Sunday 13 October.
In early 2010, with an infant in her arms, another on the way, and a heavy load of daily household chores, Meeta quickly grew weak and ill with exhaustion. But Ramkishore, her husband, did not help her with the chores.
I've been working for CARE for more than 10 years. I focus on gender and health issues, and work with families, service providers, NGOs and the government – all at the same time!
“We might not know much about the world, but we understand our rights,” says Anasuyamma, president of a 12-member women’s group in the small Indian village of Dharmajipet located two hours from the city of Hyderabad.