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The last two years have been a whirlwind of unpredictability. A global pandemic afflicted the entire planet. Nobody, least of all the public health department, saw it coming. The public health department, which was already fighting its own struggles, rallied and tried to do everything it could to help the people who rely on them....
    In India, a major challenge in vaccinating people has been the lack of awareness about the importance of the COVID-19 vaccination. People from rural areas have been fearful of taking the vaccine doses due to the misinformation around getting the jab. Most of the rural population has been living under the lie that...
Superheroes have always been a fascinating figment of our imagination, crossing mountains, rivers and skies just to save the world. But what if we told you that this need not be mere fiction, but very much a fact too!       This can be proven by Children of India Foundation’s very own superheroes i.e,...
When the SSLC board exams were to take place, children of Devadasis from our Children GOOD project were very anxious. To take these kids out of fear, boost their confidence, and guide them on how to write exams, the Children GOOD team conducted a virtual consultation with counselors Mahesh and Veena Mohan. Both of them...
CovidDistribution
How did we provide food security? Due to the surge in the number of covid cases, and deaths related to it, we distributed ration kits to vulnerable families struggling to survive the second covid wave. Give India, India’s largest donation platform supported us in this endeavour. Vision To address hunger in poor families during COVID...
IEC Material with Prosperfit
IEC MATERIAL WITH PROSPERFIT Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, with an attempt to educate and create awareness amongst people, especially young children, Children of India Foundation teamed up with Prosperfit to create educational videos. Prosperfit is India’s leading visual, video, and voice content provider in more than 90 languages & dialects. Their work powers...
Due to the ongoing COVID situation in the country, the Karnataka state has been witnessing lockdowns and curfews for the last few months. Schools and colleges have been shut, the unemployment rate has increased, and the number of covid cases has surged. People are facing emotional and mental breakdowns due to various factors such as...
Mr. Marrepalli Raju a daily wage worker from a village in Warangal district, Telangana lost both his parents to COVID-19.  “I took a loan of  around Rs.14,00,000 for my parent’s treatment but I couldn’t save their lives. In order to pay back the loan, I’m in struggling to make ends meet and provide food for...
With an average of 50,000 new cases daily in the month of May, Karnataka witnessed a new peak in the COVID pandemic. The second wave did not spare children, teenagers, and youth in their 20s, who accounted for a large number of infections and fatalities. According to the official data, 7,06,449 people got infected between...
Just when the child marriage of a 12-year-old Sneha* was about to take place, the Regional Secretariat staff of Bagalkot, Karnataka, accompanied by the movement leaders of our IMAGE , reached the venue and stopped it.  Sneha, who has grown up seeing her cousins get married at the age of 10 to 12  in her...
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