Manju Kumari is an “Anganwadi Worker” or frontline health worker in Bihar, one of India’s poorest states. Chosen by her village as their health representative, Manju mobilizes her community to bring their children for routine immunizations, and provides
counseling to pregnant women and new mothers about breastfeeding, the importance of vaccinations, hand-washing, and other basic health needs. She also runs a day care center for young children in the community, providing basic education and lunch.
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