VHW Profile: The Story of Sofiabai

Written by: Sumana V Sofiabai is a 73-year-old VHW in Patoda with expansive experience working in improving health, women’s empowerment, and tackling societal obstacles.  Growing up as the oldest of sixteen children, Sofiabai felt pressure to take care of the household early on. The pardah system existed in her small Muslim community within her village,... Continue Reading →

When you give, I can give…

Giving Tuesday, December 2, 2014, is a global day dedicated to celebrating generosity and giving back. This year, CRHP wants to connect our donors, staff, and volunteers for Giving Tuesday by highlighting the impact our dedicated team is having on their community, thanks to your ongoing and generous support over the past years. If you are... Continue Reading →

VHW Profile: The Story of Rekha

Written By Lexi Barab Be sure to check out the “Did you know?” section at the end of this blog to learn more about the bold words. Rekha comes into the training room, laughing with the other Village Health Workers. She sits in the chair at the front of the room, adjusts her green sari,... Continue Reading →

Spirit of Humanity Awards!

By: Alyssa Dilly This past Wednesday, April 16th, a unique mix of exceptional, health-focused organizations met at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Mumbai for the 5th Annual Spirit of Humanity Awards. This prestigious award is sponsored by the AmeriCares India Foundation, a public charitable trust that has been providing medical aid across India for over... Continue Reading →

Staff Profile: Yosef Pandit

By: Alyssa Dilly Though Mr. Yosef Pandit, Mobile Health Team coordinator and Village Health Worker trainer at CRHP, has recently celebrated his retirement, he continues to be an integral member of the Jamkhed community and CRHP staff. In this interview, Mr. Pandit reflects on his time at CRHP. 1. How did you begin working at... Continue Reading →

CRHP 2013 Year-in-Review

The year 2013 has officially come to a close. Before moving full speed into the new year, it is important to reflect back on the successes of the past year.  Here are some of the 2013 highlights from the Comprehensive Rural Health Project: Training The way that CRHP scales-up is through training; in the past, CRHP... Continue Reading →

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