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May

Help for distressed women

On 29th April, 2019 the SI of Karaya Women Police station, , Kolkata came to our Centre to interact with our Women Group Members. She enquired about the problems faced by the women in their house, community and workplace and informed them about the various

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April

“In nature, nothing exists alone.”
— Rachel Carson, 1962

Nature’s gifts to our planet are the millions of species that we know and love, and many more that remain to be discovered. Unfortunately, human beings have irrevocably upset the balance of nature and, as a result, the world is facing the

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27

April

Kitchen Garden

In Santoshpur project area the beneficiaries live in slum pockets near the railway tracks. They earn their living as daily wage earns and domestic helps. the average family size is 6-7 persons. therefore the earnings are not sufficient to provide 4 square meals a day. However after our intervention in

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27

April

Awareness on use of mosquito nets

In  Santoshpur Project area our beneficiaries live in slums near Railway tracks and the area has ponds and due to lack of proper drainage there are stagnant waters at many places. These waters are the breeding ground of mosquitoes and lead to many diseases. The SHG members are frequently made

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10

April

Pinkathon 2019

Like previous years this year also LGWCDC participated in Pinkathon event.

Pinkathon is more than a Marathon. It is the seed of change. It is the beginning of a movement carried forward by a growing community of empowered women across India, who share a belief that a healthy family, a healthy

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March

World TB Day Observation

Since September 2017 LGWCDC is partnering with CINI in the Program Tuberculosis Health Action Learning Initiative (THALI) to reduce the incidence of Tuberculosis. 24th March is celebrated as World TB Day and this year the theme was “Its Time”. In Kolkata, the Day was observed by organising a Rally by

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09

March

Women’s Day Observation

This year on Women’s Day LGWCDC Team was invited to a program organised by Karaya Police Station, Kolkata. They informed all present about some special assistance numbers for women in distress. They also held a small quiz program on women achievers in all sectors . Those giving correct answers were

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February

Strengthening of CLA

Empowering women is one of our key focus areas. As we are working with women living in slum communities our objective is development of the women , her family and community in which she lives. This is done through Self Help Approach (SHA) were the focus is on forming Self

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05

February

Spring Fete Of NariSeva Sangha, Kolkata

Like previous years this year also LGWCDC participated in the 3 -day Spring Fete organised by Nari Seva Sangha, Jodhpur Park, Kolkata. It was an opportunity for LGWCDC to showcase the handicraft items produced by the women’s group. Many people visited then stall and purchased items from our stall.

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January

State Level Youth Workshop – IITD

Youth are the power of energy and also the future of our society. The youth recently met at IITD Thakurpur to organize an workshop. This was attended by active youth members from all 5 districts of West Bengal. Nistha and Samadhan from South 24 Parganas, Lake Gardens Women and Children

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