Aarti Kelkar Khambete

Battling Covid-19 in Jharkhand
While tribals in Jharkhand continue to struggle with the impacts of Covid-19, WOTR has been on the frontlines helping them cope with poverty and hunger. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 5 months ago
Distribution of ration to cope with the impacts of the pandemic (Image Source: WOTR)
Northeast fights Covid-19
While Northeast appears to be better off than the rest of India in the number of Covid cases, how are migrants from the North East coping? Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 5 months ago
Ration distribution to the migrants (Image Source: Sunbird Trust)
Mumbai slums fight Covid-19
While sanitation in Mumbai slums presents unique challenges, MCGM joins hands with other sanitation warriors to fight Covid-19, with conviction! Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 6 months ago
Flushing the virus, in times of Covid-19 (Image Source: Anand Jagtap)
Menstrual hygiene needs, in times of Covid-19
While women in India suffer in silence during menstruation, Red is the New Green helps women cope with dignity, even more in times of Covid-19 Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 6 months ago
Managing menstrual hygiene, in times of Covid-19 (Image Source: RISE Foundation)
Flushing away Covid-19, the Mumbai way!
While Mumbai slums have emerged as Covid-19 hotspots, Triratna Prerna Mandal (TPM) is moving ahead with conviction, to tackle the sanitation situation and ‘flush the virus’! Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 6 months ago
Training safai and cremation workers on safe practices during the corona pandemic (Image Source: Triratna Prerna Mandal)
WASH warriors, in the making!
In addition to improving WASH facilities, changing WASH behaviour at a young age can go a long way in coping with infectious diseases like Covid-19 in the future! Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 6 months ago
WASH warriors, in the making! (Image Source: CACR)
Will access to piped water ensure safe water in India?
A study from Maharashtra found that piped water supply did not ensure access to safe water. Intermittent water supply and poor sanitation triggered water contamination and antibiotic resistance. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 6 months ago
Safe drinking water, a major challenges for India (Image Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Relief with dignity to the vulnerable, in the times of Covid
Samerth Charitable Trust is responding to the needs of vulnerable communities from remote locations of Gujarat and Chhattisgarh in these difficult times with empathy and compassion Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 6 months ago
Local police support in the distribution of relief kits (Image Source: Samerth Trust)
Global infections from water poised to rise with climate change
As climate change handshakes water contamination, we pass by very much uncertain times. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 7 months ago
Water contamination, a growing concern (Image Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Providing safe drinking water, in difficult times!
How does Piramal Sarvajal plan to deal with the water crisis in the country? Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 7 months ago
Safe drinking water, in difficult times (Image Source: PIramal Sarvajal)
Vulnerable, in the time of Covid-19!
Society for Promoting Participative Ecosystem Management (SOPPECOM), Pune has designed a Covid-19 response programme for vulnerable communities. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 7 months ago
Meeting the basic needs of vulnerable communities during Covid-19 (Image Source: SOPPECOM)
Covid-19 leaves women in the line of fire
While the Covid-19 pandemic has affected both men and women from the informal sector differently, gender analysis is missing from India’s Covid-19 response strategy Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 7 months ago
Covid treats women differently (Image Source: Simon Williams/ Ekta Parishad via Wikimedia Commons)
Spreading awareness on COVID-19
The Tata Trusts are reaching out to 1.2 million rural households across 21 states through a twelve-day campaign to spread awareness on COVID-19. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 7 months ago
Spreading awareness on covid crucial to tackle the pandemic (Image Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Out of the frying pan into the fire
The Covid pandemic has worsened the condition of migrant women farmers, who have been left with no food, water, shelter and means of subsistence while cities have come to a standstill. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 7 months ago
Farm women, the worse sufferers of the Covid 19 pandemic (Image Source: Seema Kulkarni)
Clean drinking water: Still a pipe dream for Maharashtra?
While water supply coverage has improved over the years in Maharashtra, why does safe and continuous water supply still remain a distant dream for the state? Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 7 months ago
Har nal me jal, a pipe dream? (Image Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Virtual water and water footprint
How much water do we consume directly and indirectly? Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 8 months ago
Food wastage also implies wastage of water (Image Source: WOTR)
Clean water, a crucial weapon to combat COVID -19
The recent COVID -19 pandemic highlights the important role that access to clean water can play in dealing with such diseases in the future. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 8 months ago
Is our tap water really safe? (Image Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Poisonous encounters: Nitrates in drinking water
A study finds that long term exposure to high levels of nitrates in drinking water can lead to health effects such as shorter height or stunting. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 8 months ago
Polluted drinking water, a grave health hazard (Image Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Women’s involvement in participatory water institutions in Eastern India
A study finds that women’s participation in water management institutions continues to be low in India in spite of the important role that they play in agriculture and irrigation. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 8 months ago
Women, neglected stakeholders in water management (Photocredit: Makarand Purohit for India Water Portal)
Bringing back the trust: Getting our belief back in public water supply systems
While the government has passed a draft notification to bar use of Reverse Osmosis (RO) purifiers in cities, what does evidence on the ground tell us? Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 1 year 8 months ago
Is our tap water really safe? (Image Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
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