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Tribal children have the least access to food and education

An intervention to break the cycle of malnutrition and illiteracy shows promise LIKE many other tribal children, Sibani Wadaka was born prematurely and weighed only 1.4 kgs at birth. Her mother visited several district hospitals in Odisha to improve the infant’s health and increase her chances of survival. She was even kept under observation at…

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Healthcare, Tribals

How it began at ASHWINI

“It does not matter if you save a life by giving Intravenous fluids or by doing a complicated surgery. The bottom line is that you have saved a life.” These are the words of Dr. Nandakumar Menon, founder member of ASHWINI and director of the Gudalur Adivasi Hospital. It was in the mid-1980s that he…

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Native Medicare Charitable Trust, Tribals

How it began at Native Medicare Charitable Trust

Native Medicare Charitable Trust (NMCT) is quite a misnomer for this Coimbatore-based organisation. However, its apt for when the organisation was setup – back in 1988, to carry out research and related activities on Alternate Medicines, Bio-diversity Conservation, Environmental Protection, Waste Management, and Forestry Seeds Collection organization of Adivasis in Tribal villages. In 1986-87, Mr.…

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Native Medicare Charitable Trust, Tribals

An NGO that teaches tribals how to market their crop better, plan for emergencies etc. , thus lessening their dependencies on natural forces

Not many things take you to Coimbatore. Located on the banks of the Noyyal River, the city is surrounded by the Western Ghats making its acres of coconut trees quite a sight for sore, city eyes. It was my visit to Native Medicare Charitable Trust (NMCT) that brought me here for the first time. Set…

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