Maitri programQuarterly 3-day training of women’s self-help group leaders. Through this effective transfer of information, women were able to act


  • as an information channel to women of their villages, and particularly to self-help groups
  • conduct small surveys to understand better the health status of women in their villages
  • mobilise to ensure access for women to health care facilities, and rational practice in particular areas such as women’s reproductive health  - abortions, pregnancy and childbirth, menstruation, contraception, and nutrition