Kudumbasree workers to provide postnatal care

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Thiruvananthapuram/kudumbasree-workers-to-provide-postnatal-care/article6114337.ece Mission ties up with Kochi organization for training : The State Kudumbasree Mission gives priority to setting up micro-enterprises to empower Below the Poverty Line women living in urban areas. But most ventures are confined to food and paper bag-making units, senior officials with the Mission have noted. To diversify the scope of its […]

Kerala women get training in post-natal massage therapy

http://www.thenewsminute.com/keralas/239 The News Minute | September 11, 2014 | 06:50 pm IST A group of 24 women in Kerala has received training to give traditional post-pregnancy care to clients under a project to revive the state’s traditional massage therapies. These women hailing from the lower strata of the society were trained by an organisation called […]

Soothikarmini back again to nurse pregnant women

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/soothikarmini-back-again-to-nurse-pregnant-women-114092501437_1.html A new initiative by Soothika, a women-oriented micro enterprise, in association with the National Rural Livelihood Mission model ‘Kudumbhasree’ seeks to revive the traditional massage therapies to relieve mothers and newborns of the stresses of pregnancy and delivery. The initiative offers the traditional techniques in delivery care and massage of baby, which were offered […]

Hibi Eden latest to join Rice Bucket Challenge

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140830/nation-current-affairs/article/hibi-eden-latest-join-rice-bucket-challenge Kochi: Hibi Eden, MLA, has become the latest to become part of the new social media trend Rice Bucket Challenge set off in Hyderabad as India’s reply to ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The person challenged should give a bucket full of rice to a poor in their locality or donate medicines worth Rs 100 […]

Women Trained to Deliver Post Pregnancy Care to Clients in Kerala

http://www.ndtv.com/south/women-trained-to-deliver-post-pregnancy-care-to-clients-in-kerala-656168 KOCHI: After a month of training by ‘Soothikashree’, a micro-enterprise platform, a batch of women have started delivering traditional and ayurvedic post pregnancy care to clients at their homes in Kerala. The initiative led by a ‘scalable’ social enterprise, Soothika, in association with the much acclaimed National Rural Livelihood Mission model ‘Kudumbhasree’ in Kerala […]