Participating in sustainable change: my journey with GRAVIS as a volunteer

2017 marks the tenth year that I have been associated with GRAVIS. On hearing this, people frequently ask me how I came to join this NGO first and what changes I have witnessed over the past 10 years with GRAVIS. In today’s post I will try to answer these questions. When I first came to …

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“GRAVIS observes the International Day to Combat Droughts and Desertification”

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is a United Nation Initiative to raise awareness on international efforts to combat desertification. Following the United Nations, desertification is the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas; it does not refer to the expansion of existing deserts. The main caused are human activities and climatic …

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) 2017 in India – GRAVIS raises the voices of older people

As the population ageing continues as a major demographic change around the world, the numbers of older people or senior citizens keep rising. While traditionally, older people are an important part of families in India, the situation has been changing rapidly in recent years. In the multi-generation homes of many Indians, older people have to …

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GRAVIS’ attempts for ensuring the improvement of health among mineworkers’ families

Access to healthcare is rare in the Thar Desert and often families not only lack the admission but also the resources to provide themselves with nutritious food and healthcare. In order to change that and to improve their quality of life we are working with a number of different methods; let’s take a closer look at …

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GRAVIS’ attempts for ensuring the improvement of health among mineworkers’ families

Access to healthcare is rare in the Thar Desert and often families not only lack the admission but also the resources to provide themselves with nutritious food and healthcare. In order to change that and to improve their quality of life we are working with a number of different methods; let’s take a closer look …

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