Location: 13 villages of Jawa block in Rewa district of MP
Nature of Initiative: Group Fellow
Project Holder: Smt Siya Dulari Adivasi, Ramnaresh and Chhotelal
CRY support since: 2008 – 2009

  • There has been change in malnutrition status, 50% reduction in number of Severely Accute Malnourished
  • 43 Severely Acute Malnourished children were successfully referred to Nutrition and Rehabilitation Centre for NRC and of them 38 children showed grade movement
  • Out of 117 boys and 96 girl children, 107 boys and 86 girls were completely immunized
  • 23 drop out children were ensured re-enrolment

Siya Dulari belongs to tribal family of remote Bauna village. Ramnaresh belongs to a poor OBC family of Choukiha village of Dabhoura block of Rewa district. During the years fellows have demonstrated commitment towards community mobilization to raise various issues and concerns at different level. The fellows are passionate and set up good rapport and credibility among tribal community to take forward the interventions effectively for their causes. Over the years, they have gained good experience on grass root activism & advocacy, bargaining and negotiation skills and able to handle critical situation. The fellows have carried out multiple interventions to reduce the situation of under-nutrition/ malnutrition prevalent in the project area. They worked on both preventive and curative aspects of malnutrition. With the efforts of fellows community showed improved resilience in mitigating the situation specifically aimed at arresting stunted growth and health related issues. The important contributions of fellows are sanction of additional building to Nutrition and Rehabilitation Centre for NRC, change of nutritional status of children and grade movement of malnourished children.