Droughts: A Story of Maharashtra

In the Indian state of Maharashtra, water is the most precious resource, and it is also the most elusive. Maharashtra is plagued by years of drought periodically interrupted by seasons of heavy rains and flooding; known as wet droughts. These two extremes represent the most serious hinderances to farmers in the region as they account... Continue Reading →

A Journey of Self-Discovery

The World Health Organization defines empowerment as “the process by which people gain control over the factors and decisions that shape their lives.” This process manifests differently not only in each community but with each individual. At CRHP, it is a belief that empowerment of women is the key to the empowerment of a community... Continue Reading →

The Prospect of Solar Stoves at CRHP

In CRHP’s pursuit of using appropriate technology in the Project Villages, we have begun investigating the practicality of solar stoves as an alternative to stovetops for the villages. Typically, solar stoves are an expensive and an unaffordable investment for people in rural areas, but 100 Suns is an organization that works to disseminate a simple... Continue Reading →

Staff Profile: The Story of Heerabai

Heerabai is one of the women who made her way to CRHP as a patient but has now become a member of the CRHP community as a staff member at the Mabelle Arole Rehabilitation Center. Heerabai was born in nearby village, Rajuri, but she received no education growing up. Heerabai became part of our community... Continue Reading →

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