Wisdom of Life


Cyclone Vardah: Caritas-CRS bags START Fund for Response

On 12 December 2016, Tamil Nadu was gutted by a severe cyclonic storm Vardah, with wind speed up to 140 km per hour, making it the strongest storm to hit India since Cyclone Hudhud in 2014. Many homes - especially which were makeshift or poorly constructed were razed to the ground making them uninhabitable. Cut in water supply and access to food created conditions of compromised hygiene and health risks, particularly for adolescent girls and (pregnant

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Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi

The Context: India is home to 39% children of the total population (census 2011), which is the largest child population in the world. The United Nations Convention on Rights of Child (UNCRC) defines Child Rights as the minimum entitlements and freedoms that should be afforded to everyone under 18 regardless of origin, status, religion, gender, nation, wealth, colour, language, culture, disability, or any other characteristics. Most of the countries

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The Cancer Care campaign’ Ashakiranam’ has been already introduced in the southern parts of Kerala under 4 clusters is moving ahead on its own way towards the goal through its various innovative developmental activities. Caritas India now extends this New Way of Being Caritas in the northern parts of Kerala. The new Ashakiranam Malabar Cluster was launched among 1800 people at Bethel parish auditorium, Ulickkal on 10th September 2016. Ashakiranam

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