CKD's
Strategic Plan 2021-25
Defining our Path for
an Equitable Future

Women as Change Agents Address COVID-19
Vaccine Hesitancy

Training of Health Professionals on COVID 19 Care and Management

'Jigyasa'
Bridging the
Digital Divide

'सुपोषित Jharkhand'
Closing the Gap in Nutrition

About

Centre for Knowledge and Development (CKD), is a not-for-profit, knowledge driven, community focused, partnership-building, forward-thinking organization. We relentlessly pursue building the agency of women, adolescents and children by providing equitable access to health, nutrition, education and 21stcentury skills, livelihood and employability. With a commitment to leave no one behind, our key principles of diversity, equity and inclusion drive all our goals.

Key Highlights

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Knowledge Partnership with NITI Aayog, Women Entrepreneurship Platform

CKD captured the exemplary stories of the 75 accomplished Entrepreneurs awarded with the Women Transforming India Awards 2021 in the form of a Coffee Table Book. The book was released by Mr Amitabh Kant, CEO Niti Aayog at the award ceremony.

Vaccine Hesitancy
Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Supported by IndusInd Bank, CKD in partnership with Pollinate Group reached out to 45,000+ urban slum dwellers via a behavior change communication campaign. We also built 150 women entrepreneurs as agents of change.

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Seema Gupta, Advisor CKD, pens her thoughts on Anemia

To move the needle on anemia and reverse the alarming trends from National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 5, a two-pronged approach is required on a mission mode – increasing the demand and ensuring a sustainable supply.

Our

40,000

Teachers Digital Competency Enhanced

Through interactive Covid-19 Game in 7 National and 5 International languages.

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Nutritional and Health Assessments

Pregnant mothers, adolescents and children periodically assessed by ‘Mor Baat’ our rural nutrition monitoring App.

45,000

People Sensitized on COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Students in 2250+ schools across 5 states provided science and heritage education through Digital Design Pedagogy.

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People Sensitised to COVID-19

Through interactive Covid-19 Game in 7 National and 5 International languages.

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Scholarships Given to COVID Deceased Dependents

Through interactive Covid-19 Game in 7 National and 5 International languages.

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Health Workers Trained on COVID Care

Students in 2250+ schools across 5 states provided science and heritage education through Digital Design Pedagogy.

Our
Partners

Voices from the Field

The team of Jigyasa has rekindled curiosity and a newfound interest towards education in our children and has helped us tremendously to achieve learning outcomes in the pandemic.

Raj Kumar Agnihotri, Teacher
Upper Primary School Ahirwan Sadar Bazar,
Kanpur Nagar, Uttar Pradesh

Dialogue

To move the needle on anemia and reverse the alarming trends from National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 5, a two-pronged approach is required on a mission mode – increasing the demand and ensuring sustainable supply.

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Of the 2.68 Crore Indians with a disability, 44% (1.18 Crore) are women. Amongst these women with disabilities, only 45% are literate. CKD prioritizes Women with Disabilities, our interventions are tailored to ensure their inclusion as beneficiaries.

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The recent findings from Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021 reiterate CKD’s firm belief to strengthen equity measures for the historically disadvantaged. In India, five out of six multidimensionally poor are from lower tribes or castes.

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