Our Stories

Our Stories

Subi Hansda of Machantoli village of Bhabanipur Panchayet was suffering from Scrofuloderma a rare form Tuberculosis, which is a skin condition caused by tuberculous involvement of the skin by direct extension. The child was identified while the malnutrition camp was going on and he was suffering from last 1 and half year. But after identification NRS Kolkata kept the child for observation and medical tests 40 days, then the disease was being identified and with the help of CMOH, DTO of Birbhum district the treatment started in his home. We are thankful to all the authorities.

Moinafrom Ahmadpur was suffering from tumor in her hand onthe previously fire burn effected skin, gradually it increased and taken a form of Cancerous tumor. Moina was very upset and started living in depression. But with the successful networking with the St. Mary’shospital she was taken to P.G (SSKM) hospital where aftersuccessful operation and plastic surgery she came out of danger. Moina is only 32 years old with three children is now living a healthy life after radio therapy and chemotherapy. But as she was having the RashtriyaSwasthyaBima Card the cost of the treatment was saved this family’s savings. “I never believed that I will get a second chance.”

Throughout the year TrichosanthesDioica (Patol) is the primary crop of Motilal Bagdi of Durgapur village of Bolpur, 6 kathas of land he had utilized mainly with Patol, in fences ridge gourd, Bitter Gourd and Kusum. He is able to sale 40kgs of Patol in a week in Bolpur market.

REWARD only helped to convert him from mono-crop user to multi-crop dependency.

“ I have learnt Organic nutrition for the plants and crops from REWARD which helped to decrease the cost of production.

Seema is very happy to receive the sewing machine, now she can take the full responsibilities of the family. Seema’s husband left her when she became pregnant, after that she was devastated and was totally dependent on her mother. But now her mother is too old to work too much.

“I am thankful to REWARD for helping me with the sewing machine, now daily basis I can earn Rs.150, which is sufficient for me, my daughter and my mother.”

Shefali learnt from the educational classes regarding safe drinking water, and asked so many questions to her mother. Today she is very happy to receive the Water Filter, now she and the whole family can drink a minimum safe water to prohibit cholera, dysentery

“I am thankful to REWARD for helping me with the Water Filter, now we can drink safe water.” Said Shefali’s mother.