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In the embrace of chilly winds, as winter’s frosty touch becomes palpable, our NGO stands as a beacon of warmth and compassion through the Winter Project. This dedicated initiative is a testament to our commitment to extending a helping hand to those in need during the harsh winter months, embodying the very essence of community support and care.

The Winter Project, at its core, is an embodiment of our mission to ensure that no one faces the biting cold alone. In the face of adversity, we aim to provide essential winter supplies to individuals and families who lack adequate resources or shelter.

Blanket Distribution Initiative: Kalpaka is launching a compassionate initiative to distribute thoughtfully selected blankets to individuals and families enduring the harsh realities of winter. These blankets are specifically chosen to offer not only physical warmth but also a reassuring sense of community support.


Join us in this transformative journey of compassion and community service. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of those navigating the frosty challenges of winter.

Rural Child Malnutrition - Kalpaka

Project and event background: End Malnutrition in rural India – Kalpaka Event

 

Kalpaka hosted the fourth event on 1st February 2022 with 16 children this time, for a nutritional review.

Kalpaka provided the tokens to the parents for the next 15 days. Some of the children have gained healthy height and some have reached the goal of healthy weight too.

Addressing rural child malnutrition is a multifaceted challenge requiring holistic solutions at various levels. The prevalence of malnutrition among rural children stems from complex factors such as inadequate access to nutritious food, limited healthcare facilities, poor sanitation, and socio-economic disparities. To combat this issue effectively, interventions need to encompass diverse strategies.

Nutrition education plays a pivotal role in empowering rural communities. Educating parents about balanced diets, proper infant feeding practices, and the importance of micronutrients can significantly impact a child’s health. Additionally, implementing sustainable agriculture practices can enhance food security, ensuring consistent access to diverse and nutritious food sources within rural areas

Name of the Child Minimum Height in CM Minimum Weight in KG Child’s current height in CM Child’s current weight in KG
Yedvikh 78.1 9 78 8.69
Harsha A 95.3 14.4 94 11.12
Shivu 95.3 14.4 95 11.69
Sowmya 108 18 109 16
Aadhya 86.2 12.1 84.5 9.92
Kushal 95.3 14.4 89 10.87
Jivan K.L 75.7 9.6 67 6.92
Pavan Y.G 95.3 14.4 93 11
Anvitha S 83.7 10.9 77 7.35
Sri Manya S Gowda 108 18 97 11.26
Punya S Gowda 86.9 12 81 9.2
Bhavish 79.1 10.3 72 6.87
Manoj 99 15.3 92 10.56
Krushika 74 8.9 75 8.2
Bhavan 109.2 18.5 98 11.5
Amins Sufia 83.7 10.9 79 8

This was Kalpaka’s fourth event in our mission to end child malnutrition in rural India, one village at a time. You can support us with your donations – one month of milk and eggs for one child costing only Rs. 500.

Collaboration between governmental bodies, NGOs, and local communities is crucial. Establishing community-based programs that provide nutrient-rich meals in schools or community centers can improve children’s nutritional intake. These programs could also involve local farmers, creating a symbiotic relationship where communities gain access to fresh produce while farmers find a market for their goods.

Furthermore, improving healthcare access through mobile clinics or telemedicine services can offer vital medical support and nutritional counseling to remote areas. Sanitation and hygiene awareness campaigns are equally vital, as they can prevent diseases that exacerbate malnutrition.

Rural Child Malnutrition - Kalpaka

Project and event background: Factors Contributing to the Malnutrition Crisis in India

Kalpaka hosted the fifth https://www.kalpaka.org/event/ending-rural-child-malnutrition-first-meet/event on 26th February 2022 with the 16 children for a nutritional review. 

Kalpaka provided the tokens to the parents for the next 15 days. We are seeing growth in height and weight for many children in this meet.

Name of the Child Minimum Height in CM Minimum Weight in KG Child’s height in CM
1 Feb 2022
Child’s weight in KG
1 Feb 2022
Child’s current height in CM 26 Feb 2022 Child’s current weight in KG 26 Feb 2022
Yedvikh 78.1 9 78 8.69 78 8.5
Harsha A 95.3 14.4 94 11.12 94 11.3
Shivu 95.3 14.4 95 11.69 95 11.8
Sowmya 108 18 109 16 109 16.1
Aadhya 86.2 12.1 84.5 9.92 86 9.9
Kushal 95.3 14.4 89 10.87 90 10.7
Jivan K.L 75.7 9.6 67 6.92 67 6.1
Pavan Y.G 95.3 14.4 93 11 93 11.1
Anvitha S 83.7 10.9 77 7.35 78 7.3
Sri Manya S Gowda 108 18 97 11.26 97 10.7
Punya S Gowda 86.9 12 81 9.2 81 9.2
Bhavish 79.1 10.3 72 6.87 72 7
Manoj 99 15.3 92 10.56 92 10.5
Krushika 74 8.9 75 8.2 75 8.1
Bhavan 109.2 18.5 98 11.5 98 11.9
Amins Sufia 83.7 10.9 79 8 79 8.1

This was Kalpaka’s fourth event in our mission to end child malnutrition in rural India, one village at a time. You can support us with your donations – one month of milk and eggs for one child costing only Rs. 500.

Rural Child Malnutrition - Kalpaka

Project and event background: Malnutrition in India: A Persistent Health Challenge

Kalpaka hosted the third Project event on 30th December 2021 with 16 children this time, for a nutritional review. One more child was added to the group. 

Kalpaka provided the tokens to the parents for the next 33 days. We aim to monitor the health of these 16 children for the next 3-6 months, along with developing a stable income source for their low-income families.

Name of the Child Age (Years) Child’s current height in CM Child’s current weight in KG Healthy Height (cm) Healthy Weight (Kg)
Yedvikh 1 78 8.35 75.7 9.6
Harsha A 3 94 11.8 95 13.9
Shivu 3 95 11.54 95 14.4
Sowmya 5 109 16 108 18.5
Aadhya 2 84 9.79 85 12.1
Kushala 3 89 10.4 95 13.9
Jivana k.L 1 67 6.95 74 8.9
Pavan Y.G 3 93 11.5 95 14.4
Anvitha S 1 77 7.3 75.7 9.6
Sri Manya S Gowda 5 97 11.25 108 18.5
Punya S Gowda 2 80 9.1 85 12.1
Bhavish 1 71 6.65 75.7 9.6
Manoj 3 91 10.75 95 14.4
Krushika 1 73 7.85 75.7 9.6
Bhavan 5 98 11.36 108 18.5

New Child:

Name of the Child Age (Years) Child’s current height in CM Child’s current weight in KG Healthy Height (cm) Healthy Weight (Kg)
Amin Sufia 2 78 7.8 85 12.1

This was Kalpaka’s third event in our mission to end child malnutrition in rural India, one village at a time. You can support us with your donations – one month of milk and eggs for one child costing only Rs. 500.

Rural Child Malnutrition grid - Kalpaka

The Importance of Malnutrition Awareness

Project and event background: ENDING RURAL CHILD MALNUTRITION – FIRST MEET
Kalpaka hosted the second Project event on 15th December 2021 with the same group of children, for a nutritional review. Three more children were added to the group. Many of those children lost weight within these 15 days due to sickness from bad weather conditions in Kyathanahalli.
Kalpaka provided the tokens to the parents for the next 15 days. We aim to monitor the health of these 12 children for the next 3-6 months, along with developing a stable income source for their low-income families. 

Name of the Child Age (Years) Child’s current height in CM Child’s current weight in KG Healthy Height (cm) Healthy Weight (Kg)
Yedvikh 1 78 8.3 75.7 9.6
Harsha A 3 94 11 95 13.9
Shivu 3 94 11.9 95 14.4
Sowmya 5 N/A N/A 108 18.5
Aadhya 2 82 9.5 85 12.1
Kushala 3 88 10.44 95 13.9
Jivana k.L 1 68 6.8 74 8.9
Pavan Y.G 3 93 11.15 95 14.4
Anvith 1 75 7.5 75.7 9.6
Sri Manya S Gowda 5 97 11 108 18.5
Punya S Gowda 2 78 8.7 85 12.1
Bhavish 1 70 6.6 75.7 9.6

New Children:

Manoj 3 89 10.3 95 14.4
Krushika 1 73 8.2 75.7 9.6
Bhavan 5 97 12.1 108 18.5

This was Kalpaka’s second event in our mission to end child malnutrition in rural India, one village at a time. You can support us with your donations – one month of milk and eggs for one child costing only Rs. 500.

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