Category Archives: From Sambhavna

Sambhavna celebrates International Women’s Day

It has been widely reported in the Indian media this week that the 2011 census has shown a national drop in child sex ratio. The 2001 census places girl:boy ratio in India at 927:1000; 2011 results show a significant drop to 914:1000. These statistics are shocking and disappointing given that several initiatives have been established […]

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New Faces at Sambhavna

Name: Nagendra Chaturvedi Age: 25 Job Title: Information in Charge (Since March) What are your first impressions of Sambhavna? “The staff at Sambhavna are like a big family. They adhere to a system of work and are punctual and dedicated to their jobs. I never saw that anywhere else I worked in India. The co-operation […]

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Sweet Success

As I mentioned in the last post, diabetes is becoming a major health issue for low-income areas of India. It is estimated that there will be a 42% increase from 51 million to 72 million in the developed world and 170% increase from 84 to 228 million in developing countries by 2025. Studies conducted in […]

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A place for everyone, even if your face is dirty!

I have become acquainted with an inspirational boy who visits Sambhavna. His quick-witted sense of humour, insatiable desire to learn and curiosity for life never ceases to amaze me. Harris spends hours with his head in an English book, copying lines of text, asking me what words like suspicious, Archimides and the past-imperfective tense mean. […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.