Poverty Begets Poverty by Uppasana Baruah

By Volunteer Uppasana Baruah, FHI Guwahati  As Sita’s mother asks her to fetch her some water, I, sitting next to the fire, look at both the mother and daughter with awe. Radha, Sita’s mother, is so adept at jewellery making that I find myself convinced there’s no one who could make them better than her….

The worse is yet to come by Adhithya Mohan

By Volunteer Adhithya Mohan, FHI Kochi The novel coronavirus is spreading like a wildfire and has impacted almost every country on the earth. The pandemic is going to affect all of us in different ways, but its impact on the underprivileged children will be way more than on anyone else. The virus has so far…

The Pandemic and Beyond by Uppasana Baruah

By Volunteer Uppasana Baruah, FHI Guwahati  From extension of lockdown to decrease in supply of food items in stores, the pandemic corona has got us all agitated. Adults or children, the impact of nationwide isolation is stressful and feverish. With the shutting down of schools and colleges, children have been devoid of education and learning….

An unprecedented crisis posing numerous challenges by Nidhi Lohia

By Volunteer Nidhi Lohia, FHI Kolkata The normal lifestyle took an unprecedented turn with the outbreak of the pandemic- the spread of the novel Covid-19. The pandemic has brought our lives to a standstill, with the economy in a state of absolute doldrums. This pandemic has affected every section of society, especially the poor. Those…

Implications of pandemic by Suyog Ingle

By Volunteer Suyog Ingle, FHI Nagpur  The unforeseeable COVID-19 pandemic has left not only our country, but the whole world stranded as this deadly contagious disease has spread in almost every corner of the world! It has already affected the world in several aspects. It has taken the lives of innocent people; crumbled economies, especially, those…