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Linking water access to women’s rights for larger social change

An Ashoka Fellow, Biplab Paul, realized after experiencing states of flood and drought, that people in poor, underserved communities had little hope of upward mobility when they suffered from a lack of access to something as basic as water. In … Continue reading

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Text Messages can Save Lives

In May 2010, the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and the government of Gujarat implemented e-Mamta – a mother and child tracking system which sends SMS-based reminders about vaccinations, healthcare services and routine check-ups. LiveMint reports, “Although there was abundance … Continue reading

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