Vaishali joined FMCH-Poshan team in Kurla-Jarimari centre in September, 2018 as a Nurse. Before joining FMCH, she worked as Nurse at Shreedevi Hospital, Mumbai. She enjoys working at Wadia centre.
Sarita Gupta joined FMCH as a field officer in 2014. One of our youngest team members, Sarita brings with her an energy that is hard to match
“I didn’t know about malnutrition and didn’t know the importance of the first 1000 days prevention, but because of FMCH I know more about child development and I like bringing that awareness to others.”
A recent addition to the Powai team, Leena joined the FMCH team in 2016 as a clinic officer after hearing about the organisation from a coworker and became interested in FMCH’s goal in reducing malnutrition for children.
“What’s great about FMCH is that we go to people’s homes and try to bring awareness and care for family members. What I like about my work is that I received so much knowledge about malnutrition and not only do I use it in my personal life but we can also educate others. “
This is Monali’s first job after completion of her RANM nursing course, which makes her the youngest member of the FMCH team. She was introduced to FMCH during her internship and decided to apply when a position opened up.
“I like the way FMCH works for the community and help them by providing critical information.”
Sharad has a Master’s degree in Social Work, with over 13 years of experience in child rights, education, health and nutrition. He joined FMCH in 2016 at Bhiwandi supervising overall programme implementation, reporting, organising training and largescale community engagement events.
He has capacity to work creatively, constructively and effectively with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities to address individual and social problems. The qualities that make an effective social worker.
Shubhangi’s background is Social Work. She brings 8 years experience in addressing maternal and newborn health. She joined the FMCH team in 2016 wanting to specifically focus on the issue of malnutrition and working with SAM and MAM children.
“The work is very effective because we work with the community at the grass root level. FMCH doesn’t just do the usual clinic work like give supplements, but also provides education and counselling. Not a lot of organisation teaches practical things like a practical nutrition course, ‘Achha Baccha’ sessions.”