Staff Profile: The Story of Moses Mesheguram

Interview by Alexis Barab Written by Cameron Hawkins Moses has been an essential member of CRHP since they broke ground on the hospital forty-two years ago. He grew up with five brothers and two sisters and his parents’ daily wages barely provided enough food for their family. His father passed away after Moses completed fourth... Continue Reading →

VHW Profile: The Story of Lalanbai

By: Lindsey Cawood Please be sure to check out the "Did you Know..." column at the end for more information on bolded words! Lalanbai Kadam was born in Pimpalgaon, India 75 years ago. Of her nine siblings, five died before entering adulthood; the remaining four shared her family’s one-room house. As “Untouchables,” Lalanbai’s family was... Continue Reading →

Abandoned- the Story of Akshay

By: Lindsey Cawood Note: Check out the 'Did You Know...?' column at the end for more information on bolded words! He lies in the fetal position on his hospital bed in Jamkhed, India (1), a poor, rural area about 200 miles east of Mumbai. A thin, pink sheet covering his body and face outlines his... Continue Reading →

Staff Profile: The Story of Ratna

By: Lindsey Cawood Note: Check out the 'Did You Know...?' column at the bottom for more information on bolded words!  Her smile is contagious. At 5’0,” Ratna’s petite frame elegantly shapes her bright orange and yellow sari. Her long, black hair is pulled loosely behind her neck into a braid, revealing three gold earrings on each... Continue Reading →

Roshan and the Women’s Self-Help Group

By: Lindsey Cawood Roshan Madra was married at the age of 17. Like most Indian women, Madra then moved into her in-laws’ house, sharing their two-bedroom hut. The hut was so small that fitting the newlywed couple proved impossible; consequently, Madra and her mother-in-law slept in the home while Madra’s husband, father-in-law, and brother slept... Continue Reading →

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