ADOPTING PREGNANT WOMEN – PROJECT KOKH – NAYA SAWERAadmin
Kokh is a campaign dedicated entirely towards pregnant women who cannot afford proper healthcare and delivery services during their pregnancy and after. This initiative adopts pregnant women from underprivileged families in the rural regions of India to help enable them in giving healthy birth and also use the acquired knowledge to take better care of their new-born babies.
Rural areas in India have the tradition of unskilled old women facilitating the birth of children. Awareness is spread regarding the possible harmful consequences of this and thus their treatment at a medical facility is funded. There is also a lot of speculation associated with the way a child should be treated post-birth. Kokh takes care of the adopted woman and the child, and their health and nutritional needs for at least a month after delivery. Apart from such contributions, Kokh also spreads awareness among those who can afford maternal healthcare but are not aware about it. It also provides such information to women who do not know how to manage their nutritional needs during pregnancy.
This campaign has been successful in providing healthcare services to 450 women approximately so far, and the maternal mortality rate in the campaign regions has significantly gone down.
About the NGO
‘Naya Sawera’ is a youth-based, non-government & not-for-profit organization working towards providing a healthy, nurtured and nourished lifestyle to people who are deprived of facilities due to poverty and a lack of opportunities.
For more information, you can contact Naya Sawera at firstname.lastname@example.org and +919649020121