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New Rural Action Plan to be launched

A new Action Plan for Rural Development is to be launched on Monday (23rd January) by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny in the Longford town of Ballymahon. 231 more words

Regional Development

HERD Foundation – Rural Healers

The forest areas of Central India continue facing shortage of medical practitioners. Unable to reach a doctor in emergency, patients often end up with deficient care or worse get treated by quacks. 389 more words

Civil Society

2017 – A very important year for Broadband and the National Broadband Plan

2017 – Contract Signing and Build Commencement

2017 is the year when contracts are to be awarded to one or two telecommunications companies, to rollout a high speed broadband network as part of the much awaited National Broadband Plan. 658 more words

Regional Development

Mother and Child Mortality

Our country has fallen short of the under-five child mortality rate target of 42 per 1,000 live births by 2015. The Lancet medical journal informs that India fell short, but what appears worse is that India does not figure in the list of 62 countries (Bangladesh and Nepal are there) to have achieved the desired Millennium Development Goal! 398 more words

Development Perspectives

Crowdfunding in India is bringing light back into people's lives!

A 17-year old restored the eyesight of 150 blind & poor people through crowdfunding!

Sathvik Reddy, a 17-year-old student from Hyderabad, did a stint with a NGO, that made him realise that all it took was INR 2000 (USD 30) to rectify a person’s eyesight in certain cases. 144 more words

Crowdfunding India

2017 - New Year – New Horizons

It is largely in rural areas that HERD Foundation offers charitable healthcare as the same is not available for underprivileged people living here. The fact remains that healthcare expenses being tremendous the poor carry on regardless of their unhealthy conditions. 276 more words