In the Thar Desert, female and infant mortality rates are some of the highest in the world.
Good health and proper hygiene practices can save lives. On the ground in Rajasthan, we work to provide healthcare services, improve nutrition, and educate communities on healthy habits. Through these basic tools, we are improving the longevity of these communities and the health of their children.
Village Health Workers
are community members that provide basic health services within their villages. These workers are critical to providing access to health services in remote villages, especially around maternal health. To keep them up to date on current prevention and treatment practices, WomenServe provides monthly trainings and health kits with basic medical supplies.
School nutrition programs
provide food to school children and not only offer basic sustenance, but also incentivize enrollment and build healthy eating habits.
build awareness and educate attendees about both hygiene and other cleanliness-promoting behaviors. Our hygiene camps offer information on basic hygiene practices with the goal of developing healthy hygiene habits for all students. Attendees receive hygienic supplies such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, and soap.