The needs in Narsinghpur

To ensure children can access and benefit from quality education, World Vision will assist the community to:

  • Educate community members about the importance of education for children, especially girls.
  • Provide support for functional literacy skills for women.
  • Ensure that children who dropped out of school receive opportunities to continue their education.
  • Establish child friendly spaces and early childhood education centres, and strengthen them with improved equipment and infrastructure.

Health Care
With the partnership of Canadian sponsors and the community, World Vision will work to:

  • Partner with community-based organizations and the Ministry of Health to conduct health education classes and appraisal for children.
  • Ensure that severely malnourished children receive rehabilitation and improved food.
  • Provide parents with nutrition training and support to improve family diet.
  • Promote preventive care measures, like immunization and breastfeeding.
  • Emphasize the importance of nutrition and care for girls, who are less valued and often overlooked according to the cultural precedent.
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Narsinghpur's Community News

Thanks to the generous support of donors, we’re making great progress toward the well-being of children and their families. These are a few of the areas we focused on in the past year: 2017

The Narsinghpur community is located in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The area is often called "the heart of India" due to its central location. The climate is very pleasant except during the summer, when temperatures can climb upwards of 46℃ . Community members engage primarily in agriculture and livestock farming to earn a living. Most industries in the area are also agriculturally-oriented, such as those that focus on agricultural equipment and iron items. Other industries in the area include paper mills, leather goods manufacturing, and cement mills.
  • 547 individuals learned about child rights and protection issues to help ensure children's safety and participation
  • 547 people learned how to work with local authorities and influence decisions to improve services and child well-being
  • 1,811 children and youth are improving their learning through tutoring and extracurricular activities like clubs and camps
  • 68 clubs are in place for children and youth to improve their learning through tutoring and extracurricular activities
  • 990 children and youth were trained in essential life skills such as critical thinking, self-esteem and communication
  • 9 schools were renovated or furnished with educational materials to provide a better learning environment for students
  • 3,513 parents and caregivers learned how to provide proper nutrition to their children and protect them from diseases
  • 406 malnourished children were enrolled in nutritional programs and monitored to ensure they are growing healthy
  • 1,174 women were counselled on how to properly care for themselves and their babies during and after pregnancy
  • 58 health workers and volunteers were trained to provide quality health services, especially for women and children
  • 3,360 individuals including children have safe water for drinking and cooking thanks to new or repaired water sources
  • 1 water source is providing access to safe water and protecting children and families against waterborne diseases
  • 140 latrines in homes, schools or the community are providing improved access to sanitation for children and families
  • 3,294 children and adults learned about the importance of water safety, proper sanitation and hygiene to stay healthy

Explore Narsinghpur

current conditions

To protect the privacy of children, this map shows only the general area of the community, not the exact location.

Life cycle of a sponsorship community

Narsinghpur,  is in Phase 2

PHASE 2: Evaluate and grow

We monitor progress and make adjustments to meet goals. More community members become involved, lead projects and gain ownership of their success.