Staff Profile: An Interview with Ratna Kamble

Written by Julia Queale, Intern When did you first begin working at CRHP? I joined CRHP in 1975. What is your role at CRHP? Since 1975, my most important work has been with the Women’s Groups, Farmers’ Groups, and the Adolescent Girls Program. Today, I am a social worker on the Mobile Health Team. Every... Continue Reading →

Health for All: Maternal Healthcare at Julia Hospital

Written by: Alex Halliday, CRHP volunteer  Before leaving the UK, I was programmed to believe that successful maternal healthcare came from plugging large funds into training highly-selective doctors and midwives. The maternity ward at CRHP's Julia Hospital is indeed a success, but it is neither built nor sustained on this ethic. From the very beginning,... Continue Reading →

Staff Profile: An Interview with Mangal Pandit

Born in the Maharashtrian village of Manman, Mrs. Mangal Pandit has worked at CRHP since 1979 and lives on CRHP’s campus with her family. She is currently Nursing Superintendent at CRHP’s Julia Hospital. In her time at CRHP, she has conducted thousands of deliveries in addition to other duties attending to in-patients. How did you... Continue Reading →

Staff Profile: An Interview with Mandabai

Interviewed and written by: Sumana V Mandabai has been at CRHP for many years and has various jobs including cooking in the kitchen and taking care of the Training Center. She is often seen serving tea and laughing with visitors, trainees, and all those who pass by the Training Center. When and how did you come... Continue Reading →

Staff Profile: An Interview with Surekha

Interviewed and written by: Sumana V Surekha has worked at CRHP for the past fifteen years and lives in the Jamkhed area with her family. She currently is the Head Tailor of the Helping Hands Project, which works to provide fair-wage employment as well as skills-based training to women. What were things like while you... Continue Reading →

Bringing Beekeeping to CRHP!

Written by Cameron Hawkins and Richard Grubb. After a successful fundraising campaign in late 2013, the team at the Rajanikant Arole Demonstration Farm (RADF) have developed a beekeeping project along with a partner organization in Mumbai, Under the Mango Tree. The project will provide a central demonstration at the RADF and provide training and support... Continue Reading →

Mobile Health Team: The Link of Health

Written by Morgan Ducey The Comprehensive Rural Health Project’s (CRHP) vision of health goes beyond the absence of disease; it includes social, economic, spiritual, physical, and mental well-being. The goal is to give everyone access to what CRHP sees as each person's inherent right to health in all these areas, through empowerment of the poor... Continue Reading →

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