Last day in India at Gurgaon working with the health visitors. A bit of a slow start but we got into several slum areas and 3 schools for poor families. My Hindi vocal is up to 4 words now, but all the essentials for the work, come, good girl/boy and Names-tai. It gets you where … Continue reading Amazing day of slum work on NID!
Well sort of. After a very disorganised and frustrating start, delayed by some politics and publicity, we eventually got allocated our teams and stations. We were sent to a slum area on the outskirts of Bhewadi with a group of health care professionals. Even as we arrived at the hospital mothers, fathers and grandparents were … Continue reading Immunisation begins ….
After a few changes of plan we have arrived in Bhewadi were we will stay, but will be bused our to rural communities to do the Immunisations programme. There are local elections here this week and the Bhewadi NID has been postponed for a week. But at least we still get to achieve our goal … Continue reading Arrival in Bhewadi
We had another very busy last day in Amritsar. Visit to the Private school where Children from the slum areas are sponsored to go every day with all costs met. Their uniforms, stationary, food and play clothes are paid for. The children were very excited and happy to see us and performed some dances and … Continue reading Train to Delhi
Day 3 and I can’t believe how much we have done and experienced. This morning was another visit to the Golden Temple but from a completely different perspective. Last night we saw the ceremony where the Holy Book was put to bed. An impressive sight. But today we were able to join the Pilgrims at … Continue reading Busy to the Golden Temple and the Waga Border Ceremony
Today’s adventures included a visit to a school for the blind, a health clinic and women’s education charity all supported by Rotary India. Plus a hair raising but hilarious tuk tuk ride! We were privileged to be guests at the schools for the blind and the women’s education centre where it was very clear the … Continue reading Visit to health clinic and women’s education centre.