Mums the word at Sacorda
On 21-04-11, a maternity and child care camp for the mothers and kids at Sacorda was inaugurated at 9 am at the Hirabai Talaulikar High school. The village sarpanch inaugurated the camp in the presence of dignitaries such as Mr. Datta Nadkarni - of ‘Hirabai Talaulikar High School’ and the camp doctors.
170 children and mothers turned up for the first day of the camp. Pregnant ladies and nursing mothers received advice regarding contraception and baby care. Parents were advised on the importance of proper hygiene and nutrition.
All seven anganwadis (housing units) of Sacorda village were attended to including the furthest which was 12 km from the venue. A productive first day – one of many days to come concluded at 1pm.