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nutrition support for 200 malnourished children

by Society for Pragati Bharat
nutrition support for 200 malnourished children
nutrition support for 200 malnourished children
nutrition support for 200 malnourished children
nutrition support for 200 malnourished children
nutrition support for 200 malnourished children
nutrition support for 200 malnourished children
nutrition support for 200 malnourished children
nutrition support for 200 malnourished children
nutrition support for 200 malnourished children
nutrition support for 200 malnourished children
nutrition support for 200 malnourished children
nutrition support for 200 malnourished children

We want to pay thanks to generous support from friends like you and GlobalGiving that has been able to run this project successfully. A donation given from you, will help us in providing life saving nutritious meals to 1 child for 3 months. We look forward to your continued support.

At present we providing nutrition support for 10 children one of them malnourish child was Anshika.  She is 2 years old. Our team visited her Anganwadi Center of village Banyana and we also visited to her home and introduced with her parents Sunita and Pyarelal After seeing this child it was found that she was very weak. We took weight the child at Anganwadi center it was 6 kg. The child was malnourished. Our ANM counseled to her parents and found that both are veg laborers and belongs to very poor family. She lacks nutrients and sufficient food and requires nutrition. For this there is an Anganwadi at village level but does not open regularly. Our project team took under observation to anshika and provides her special supplementary nutrition packets and sanitation kit. Monthly checkup also done after three months her weight increased by 2.00 kg. After this the team of the organization went to child‘s home and took follow- up. After contacting the child’s parent, it was revealed that the child is completely healthy now.    

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There are thousands of children in our work area who suffer from malnutrition in absence of care and nutrition. Pragati Bharat has been running Nutrition support for 200 Malnourish children to provide care and support to such children. 

It is due to generous support from Global Giving has been able to run this program. Thank you so much for your trust in us.

 Mahak was one of the Molnourished child.Nine months ago, when Mahak joined us, she was severely malnourished.  She belongs to ST family of village  Arjunkhiriya block Madawara Since, both her parents Jayanti (Mahak’s mother) and Manoj (Mahak’s father)  had to go out to work, she was often left neglected at home without care and nutrition required for her normal growth. Our team visited her home and got her enrolled. She diagnosed with malnutrition during health check-up and was referred to start treatment for malnutrition and provided her supplementary nutrition for three  months and also provided sanitation kit in an increased of 2 kilograms of weight in the next three months.

Additionally, parents were made aware about the benefits of cleanliness by counseling sessions and informed them various ways on how to keep the child away from unhygienic conditions, so that the child can stay healthy. After this, our team took follow-up of child. After contacting the child's parents, it was revealed that the child is completely healthy now.

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Thanks for your Donation guidance and financial support. With your generous donations we have made this possible and helped change their stories and we helped ''Nutrition support for 200 Malnourish Children!

Very young children in the poorest tribal villages of Bundelkhand Uttar Pradesh are malnourished. In this age children requires excessive need for body development. But these children cannot get this nutrition on time so that these poor children become malnourished.    

        There is one of the child who has a chance at healthy start to life of village Gouna block Madawara. He is protected from malnutrition and related health issues.

This is the story of Arjun, her Mother’s name Saroj and Father’s name Mahesh. He is 2 years old, who was suffering from malnutrition. Arjun belongs to a poor ST and economically backward family from Gouna village block Madawara. When done a home visit by animator of Pragati Bharat team revealed that the child not only weights less, but was suffering from Fever and diarrhea.

Once identified as a malnourished baby, Pragati Bharat kept under special observation and got her to the Growth Monitoring session. It was confirmed that Arjun was a malnourished child her weight at the time of admission was 8.5 kgs. 

As a corrective measure, He was provided extra supplementary nutrition and medicines. He was provided nutritional care by the trained doctors. His mother was educated on child nutritional care and feeding practices. She was also taught the food preparation process and to make special Poshahar at home, she was already showing positive trends on his nutritional status. After this, the child was provided with clinical follow up several times by the trained doctor.

With the help of the special care, close follow ups by health workers and his mother’s focus on nutritional food, care and affection, the child has achieved its normal nutritional status gradually. Now, he weighs 10.500 kgs.

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Thanking you for your guidance, kind cooperation and financial support. Without your generous donations it is very difficult for us to ''Nutrition support for 200 Malnourish Children!!''

 

Society for Pragati Bharat is working on malnutrition in Medawara block at District Lalitpur of Bundelkhand region which is basically inhabited by SC/ST one of the underdeveloped regions of district where children are victims of malnutrition. Most of the people living in rural areas do not pay attention to the nutrition of children due to poverty and illiteracy. In this age children requires excessive need for body development. But these children cannot get this nutrition on time so that these poor children become malnourished. Pragati Bharat selected those rural areas where the effect of malnourished is high and the malnourished children were identified there earlier. We gave massage to maintain hygiene in the area as well as informed and aware about the nutrition.

 To fulfillment of necessary nutrition food items like cerelac and Biscuit was distributed to children by organization. Taking these food items these poor children will become healthy and will become malnutrition free.   

 Our team identified 91 malnourished children below six years in last 6 months from them taking under observation of 61 children. We make an effort to cure all children who are facing the problem of malnutrition. Organization provided them supplementary nutrition food, sanitation kit provide free medicine and care giver support, counseling & guidance support and monthly medical checkup. Maximum children gained their weight ½ to 1 kg.

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Society for Pragati Bharat is working on malnutrition in Madawara block at District Lalitpur of Bundelkhand region. Which is besicaly  inhabited by SC/ST one of the underdeveloped regions of district where Hunger and malnutrition exist on a massive scale. The overwhelming majority of people are living on staple cereal with salt and chutney. Use of pulses, vegetables and milk has declined. Many of them cannot get enough of even roti and salt to be able to fill their stomach. Many of them have only one meal a day. Such harsh conditions for a long time have led to under-nutrition,. A hunger death takes place because of chronic under nutrition and malnutrition as the weakening body becomes vulnerable to many ailments below 5 years.

Society for Pragati Bharat works to aware against malnutrition and also demonstrates them from fight against malnutrition. In last three months organization identified total 91 malnourish children (from 6 villages) below 5 years. Our volunteers listed malnourished children and counseled their parents (specially women) because Inadequate or improper education, particularly of women is often an underlying cause of malnutrition. Volunteers in every village who can measure the condition of the child and if the child is malnourished then provide training to the mothers to help child in overcoming the situation. The literacy of parents, especially of female counter part must be improved for a long term cost effective benefit in reducing infant and less than 5 years children mortality rate.

Last three months (31st Nov. 2018 to 24 Feb. 2019) we identified 91 malnourished children and taking under observation of 50 children. We make an effort to cure all children who are facing the problem of malnutrition. Organization provided them supplementary nutrition food, sanitation kit provide free medicine and care giver support, counseling & guidance support and monthly medical checkup
The steps to cure a malnourished child:

 We applied following steps.

  • At first we identified malnourished children and liste
  • We took their weight by weighing machine and compare with growth chart.
  •  If it is under weight we discussed with their parents
  • Took under observation for three months
  • Providing supplementary nutrition, sanitation kits and some Medicines: Albendazole, Vitamin– A, IFA, Zinc, Folic Acid, cunsulted by doctors
  • Providing care giver support and counseling sessions by volunteers and staff.
  •  Follow up data extracted from community level. Comparative analysis of target weight.

By following these steps, children who have achieved the target weight.

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Society for Pragati Bharat

Location: Lalitpur - India
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Project Leader:
Deepali Pateriya
Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh India
$2,836 raised of $15,888 goal
 
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