Entries by Augustine

Exclusive Breastfeeding: 8 Steps to a CLF Campaign

The proposed campaign on early and exclusive breastfeeding will be done in eight steps outlined below. Step 1. Identify the Cluster Level Federation Early and exclusive breastfeeding! Which are the cluster level federations willing to do a full-fledged community campaign? Let us  identify them. Step 2. Invite the Federations We invite them to join the campaign […]

Radio Bultoo

“Radio Bultoo” is the Chhattisgarh’s version of disseminating information through bluetooth-enabled mobile phones in local languages. It uses mobile phone and digital technology for effective communication in rural areas particularly among farmers. Since transfer of files including the voice recording through bluetooth is free, this has gained popularity in some parts of Chhattisgarh. People can record […]

Jeevika Calls 1

Jeevika calls us to make history. Yes we are called to make history in our life time, in fact in the next three years. Few people in history has had such an opportunity. Jeevika  plans to  impact directly 12 million families or households that is about 72 million people spread over  a 100,000 villages. Yes we  live in […]

Exclusion Report: Taking it Home

How do we take the India Exclusion  report home to everyone who matters and everyone who is concerned? We  have  a unique report compiled by some the best research organizations in the country.

Our Children, Stars and Legends

There are four bright UNICEF  stars on the Bollywood firmament. Three born in the late sixties and one mid eighties. Let us take a quick look at them.The  latter half of sixties had some magic about it.

SDGs– Sustainable Development Goals

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets  demonstrate the scale and ambition of this new universal Agenda. They seek to build on the Millennium Development Goals and complete what these did not achieve.

UN is 70. How Relevant is UN?

The UN is 70 years old. There are many views on the way the UN functions. A significant view is   that the  United Nations is both “flawed” and “indispensable.” That is the point of view of the Obama administration. The world sees  two different  UNs. One is the global institution itself. This “UN” is composed of […]

Hear the Earth Cry, Hear the Poor Cry.

A Very significant document has come out. It is a letter from Pope Francis addressed to everyone on this planet. Pope Francis is head of the world’s largest religions community, the Catholic Church. He has a billion followers.