#HumansCare | Kamalamma

#HumansCare | Kamalamma

In Ramachandrapuram village, Andhra Pradesh, southern India lives 41-year old Kamalamma and her 19-year old daughter, Venkatalakshmi who has cerebral palsy, epilepsy and intellectual disability. Kamalamma cares around-the-clock for Venkatalakshmi, including bathing,...
#HumansCare | Laxmi Devi

#HumansCare | Laxmi Devi

This is the story of Laxmi Devi, a 32 year old carer who lives in Rudh village in Jharkhand, north India.  Laxmi cares for her husband, Ashok, who lost the use of both of his legs as a child due to Polio. The couple have two children, a boy aged 10 and a girl...
Celebrating International Day of Families

Celebrating International Day of Families

Every year on the 15th of May International Day of Families is observed in honour of families. At Carers Worldwide, families are at the heart of our work. Numerous carers throughout the world provide excellent levels of care for their family members but this work...
#HumansCare | Gyanamma

#HumansCare | Gyanamma

Gyanamma lives in Hatti, India. Due to her inspirational story she has been chosen to feature in this edition of our #HumansCare series. We share her story with you here. Gyanamma is the mother of three children. Her eldest son, Naveen is 10 years old and has Cerebral...
Carers Worldwide on the International Stage

Carers Worldwide on the International Stage

Last month Anil Patil, founder of Carers Worldwide, attended two events which focused on the global carers movement. The first event attended by Anil was Merck’s “Embracing Carers” collaborative meeting which was held in Paris on Tuesday 19th March. Embracing Carers...
#HumansCare | Noman Khan

#HumansCare | Noman Khan

Last year we began our first pilot project in Bangladesh and partnered with local NGO “Centre for Disability in Development” (CDD). For this #HumansCare feature we spoke to Mr Noman Khan who is the Founder of the organisation. Noman kindly told us about his role at...
World Health Day 2019

World Health Day 2019

Our health can affect our quality of life. World Health Day is a global health awareness day organized by the World Health Organisation which takes place on 7th April each year. Each World Health Day has a theme and the theme for 2019 is ”Universal Health...
Showing Support for World Down’s Syndrome Day

Showing Support for World Down’s Syndrome Day

21 March marks the annual World Down’s Syndrome Day (WDSD). The day aims to raise public awareness of Down’s Syndrome and strives to create a global voice that can advocate for the inclusion, well-being and rights of people living with Down’s Syndrome. The theme for...