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Empowering Her: Freedom from Hunger India Trust Annual Report 2016-17

The 2016-17 Annual Report highlights four projects that have delivered sustainable innovations combining health protection and microfinance to more than 200,000 women and family members in rural India. Freedom from Hunger (FFH) is a supporting organization of Grameen Foundation, and Freedom from Hunger India Trust implements FFH programs in India.

Grameen Foundation India has trained over 20,000 poor women in using mobile and digital finance solutions: Prabhat Labh

My vision for GFI is to focus on a holistic approach to financial inclusion and digital finance, which moves beyond simplistic access to a bank account or payment system to a system where digital finance can make a real difference in the lives of poor.

Women in rural India register dramatic gains in nutrition, food security

Research by Grameen Foundation and Freedom from Hunger India Trust reveals promising approaches to combat anemia, improve maternal and infant health

JAIPUR, INDIA, June 28, 2017 -- New research and project results from the Rajasthan Nutrition Project show dramatic improvement in the food security, nutrition, and health practices of women, girls and infants.  In just two years time, the percentage of female heads of households reporting that they are food secure increased from 21 to 53 percent, with similar increases for their children.

Anna

Anna Rana is passionate about health.

She's a familiar sight to neighbors, sharing messages about cooking and eating healthy food and getting regular medical check-ups.

When a woman in her neighborhood fell ill while her husband was away, Anna immediately took her to the hospital for care. Before, even Anna herself might have waited for the woman's husband to return before seeking care. Now, she understands the risks of waiting.

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