Shimla: Are we all healthy in Himachal Pradesh? The answer to this question is unfortunately a sad…..NO. The rural villagers of the state suffer from Improper and insufficient diets, resulting in malnutrition. There are many reasons for this serious issue affecting our people and they include not only poverty but also lack of nutritional education, replacement of higher quality traditional foods, and gender issuses and inequities between young girls and boys.
Poor, uneducated parents lack the proper knowledge to give essential nutrient diet to their children especially during their early, formative years. The resulting malnutrition can often affect their physical and intellectual development. Read the rest of this entry
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Please find attached our May 2008 Update. This update is to keep all our members and subscribers informed about our recent accomplishments and on-going activities. Please feel free to forward the online update version via email to your friends, family and acquaintances. If you would like to share this update in print, we have also attached a printable version of the same.
As our activities continue to grow every year, we need your support now more than ever. Every little contribution from you is important and makes a difference in what we can do for the people of our Himachal Pradesh. Your membership dues, donations and contributions go a long way in encouraging and enabling us, to achieve higher goals in service of our mission. Read the rest of this entry