Health
 India
Project #24706

Reduce Malnutrition & Death of 2000 Tribal People

by MAHAN, Wardha
Vetted

Summary

Malnutrition, child deaths, maternal deaths & deaths in age group of 16-60 years, are very high in Melghat. Our integrated approach will reduce malnutrition & deaths in Melghat tribal area. Due to our interventions we could reduce severe malnutrition, child mortality, maternal mortality and deaths in 16-60 years age group by more than 70%, 64%,75% & 50% respectively. Our trained Village Health Workers & doctors are treating poor tribal, supplying nutrition & doing behavior change communication.
$99,000.00
total goal
$92,995.00
remaining
56
donors
1
monthly donor
4
months active

Challenge

Very high severe Malnutrition (prevalence >20%) & tribal deaths [Under 5 children mortality rate >90 per 1000 live births, Infant Mortality rate>70 per 1000 live births. age specific mortality rate 16-60 years >450 per Lakh population]. Inadequate health care system, superstitions & lack of basic facilities-roads, transportation, communication, electricity & >75% people are below poverty line. Making situation worst. Project will benefit 90000 people.

Solution

We will treat > 2000 patients (children, pregnant ladies & adults) in hospitals & tribal villages. 'MAHAN' will provide therapeutic food as per WHO guideline & medicine to malnourished children & patients. We will conduct behavior change communication of tribal for nutrition, health & hygiene. Nutrition farms will be developed in 15000 house holds. Ambulance facilities will be provided for transportation of serious patients. Government policies will be improved. 100 female will be trained.

Long-Term Impact

Your continuous support will save 2000 tribal people. It will reduce severe malnutrition, maternal mortality & adult deaths by >35%. 'Nutrition Farms' will provide sustainable long term solution to 15000 families. Government will modify their policies across India to save >1 Million poor tribal. Behavior change communication will impart positive lifestyle to >10000 tribal families & prevent malnutrition & deaths for long period. Hundred tribal female will be empowered.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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MAHAN, Wardha

Location: Amravati, Maharashtra - India
Website: http:/​/​www.mahantrust.org/​
Project Leader:
Ashish Satav
Dr.
Amravati, Maharashtra India
$6,005 raised of $99,000 goal
 
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