Manjari Foundation - Developing women's organizations at the grassroots.

Rural Immersion Programme: An Approach For Transforming Young Lives

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March 20, 2019

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Overview: Manjari Foundation supports institutions from diverse segments of society and industry to invest their time and unique talents to understand & create a sustainable change. It has therefore in collaboration with the universities designed the Rural Immersion Programme for the Young Professionals where they can experience, live and learn about the various aspects of […]

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International Women Day 2019

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March 20, 2019

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International Women Day 2019 # “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change” “Whenever women become aware and act collectively make wonders across globe” International women’s day is a focal point in movement for women’s right and is observed on 8th March every year. Women’s day acknowledges women’s fight for adult suffrage, equal wage rights, equal […]

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Delegates from Welt Hunger Hilfe Foundation, Germany

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March 13, 2019

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Delegates from Welt Hunger Hilfe Foundation, Germany visited Manjari Foundation on 11 March 2019 with the objective to get insights about the organization & its functioning. They also visited Zawar location and attended live SHG & Federation meetings. These meetings opened up space for discussion among the SHG members & delegates on varied aspects of […]

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A Move Towards a Safe life

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March 13, 2019

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Global Status Report on Road Safety, 2015 by World Health Organization who reported that India ranked number one in road crash deaths and injuries in the world. The same report also reveals that over 400 people were killed in road accidents every day. In the same year, two-wheeler accidents claimed 36,800 victims and left around […]

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Red Sari- Token of Solidarity, Individuality & Sense of Pride

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February 24, 2019

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Rawa is a remote village situated in the difficult terrains of Girwa Tehsil. Most men in the village are employed as day laborers; the women stay home and tend to the house. With barely any livestock and agricultural land there is an acute dearth of the means of livelihood. The men would get the day […]

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It was the first time when we were united for this cause and demanded work under MGNREGA.

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February 24, 2019

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Background The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), also known as Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS) is Indian legislation enacted on August 25, 2005. MGNREGA is an initiative and social security measures by Govt. to provide employment opportunity to rural people for reducing distress migration. This act was introduced with […]

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Kitchen Gardening; A source of nutritious & Healthy Food Plate

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February 24, 2019

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Background: Malnutrition is a big challenge in India, Global Nutrition Report 2106 and WHO consider poor nutrition as the most important threat to world health. An estimated 45 percent of deaths of children under the age of 5 are linked to malnutrition. As per the Census of 2011, 65% of the Indian population depends on […]

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A road accident can result in deadly injuries. No one could understand the importance of the issue better than me.

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February 24, 2019

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Anandi Devi Yashoda Self Help Group Rampura, Agucha A motorcycle crash can result in deadly head injuries that can often be fatal. One such incident is experienced and shared by Anandi Devi, a member of Yashoda Self Help Group. Anandi Devi hails from small village Rampura lives with her husband and two kids. Her husband […]

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More than 3000 SHG women across locations are mitigating risk by enrolling themselves in pradan mantri Jivan Bima Yojna and accessing benefits from such scheme.

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February 24, 2019

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Access to Government Schemes” The Government has launched various schemes and porgramme for the upliftment of women and community but impact of these initiatives is not visible. Few months back the same was the case of women from Zawar location situated in the different terrains of Girwa Tehsil. The situation started changing when Manjari Foundation […]

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Running her own beauty salon had been a dream of Sarda’s since childhood

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February 24, 2019

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Background Women looking for work have even more hurdles to overcome as there is large gender gap in the workforce. Just 27% of women participate in the labour force at all, compared to 79% of me. Despite of the hurdles some women are so courageous that they are breaking out the veil system and scuff […]

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Twitter

#ThinkEqualBuildSmart
Women of Sakhi Project spread the message of gender equality, and empower the girl child etc. through the Ramp Show on the theme 'Think Equal Build Smart' at Agucha mines, Bhilwara.
@Hindustan_Zinc @VedantaLimited @PRADAN_India @SrBachchan @akshaykumar

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'Main bhi chhu sakti hu Akash, bas Mauke ki hai mujhe Talash'
Women of Agucha mines area, Bhilwara participated in various games like- Tug of War, Matka Race, Kabaddi et. and showcase their power & strength.
@Hindustan_Zinc @VedantaLimited @PRADAN_India

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#BalanceforBetter
Around 3000 women are celebrating their dignity, unity and strength at Agucha mines, Bhilwara.
@manjari_org @Hindustan_Zinc @VedantaLimited @aesanjay @PRADAN_India @ICRW #BalanceforBetter

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#balanceforbetter
A different kind of Ramp Show by women of Zawar mines area of Udaipur to demand their right & entitlement, raise their voice against violence, discrimination & gender equality.@VedantaLimited @Hindustan_Zinc @PRADAN_India @SrBachchan @RahulGandhi @SachinPilot

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We are very happy to share that @manjari_org and @ICRW organised a dissemination workshop at Hotel Ramada, Jaipur and shared the learning and findings of PAnKH project with the representatives of GoI, GoR, and CSOs, working with adolescents in all over the country. #Pankh #Gender

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