A significant cause of maternal and infant deaths is lack of access to preventive care information
A woman dies in childbirth every 8 minutes in india.
Over 300,000 children die in India on the day of their birth.
The Proportion of women who are anemic in Mumbai is similar to that in rural Maharashtra (70%).
Over 900 million phone subscriptions in India help us improve access to health information through mMitra.
Lower proportion of infants aged 0-5 months were exclusively breastfed in urban (68%) as compared to rural (70%) Maharashtra.
Access to right information at the right time has the power to transform a woman's and a child's life.
Apnalaya runs programmes for the communities living on and around the Deonar Garbage Dumping Ground where the mMitra service is being offered to pregnant women and mothers of infants. Most people in the community engage in rag picking. Apnalaya works in the field of community healthcare, education, disability, women’s empowerment and citizenship.
Mumbai Smiles has impacted the lives of several thousand people in western and central suburbs of Mumbai. Their primary focus is on education and health, besides which they are also committed to generating livelihoods within communities, creating awareness and conducting research projects. The mMitra service is being provided in the slum communities of Marol, Powai, Vikhroli and Kanjurmarg.
Committed Communities Development Trust has been actively associated with marginalized communities in the slums of Dahisar up to Virar. Health and education emerged as the two major domains of their interventions, with a special focus on family and children infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. CCDT is registering women for our voice call service in the slums of Dahisar, Borivali and Virar.
Niramaya Foundation’s twin missions are to fight for an anaemia free world for the children of India, and to sensitize adolescents on their reproductive rights and sexual health. They work in Lotus Colony and Shivaji Nagar area of Govandi where they register women for the mMitra service.
United Association for Public Health and Education works to spread awareness of health and hygiene in the society. The primary objective of this organization is to improve public health and attain health for all status along with spreading the importance of education with the communities based in Versova and Madh Island. It supports the mMitra programme by enrolling women from these communities.
Parivartan Sheel Sanstha is a community based organization working with under-served populations of the society in western suburbs of Kandivali and Malad east, where they enrol pregnant women and new mothers. They also have awareness initiatives on local issues of health, education and economic development.