A short animated video developed by Ummeed to help Community Health Workers discuss strategies to support mental health for caregivers. The video was used in a series of workshops organized by Ummeed during the COVID-19 crisis to support the mental health of community health workers and caregivers.
In this 12 minute soap opera, ammaji (grandmother) helps a mother and father understand why it’s important for them to spend time with their children, give them attention, talk to them, and play with them.
This video by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, explains why to conduct kanagaroo mother care and provides a demonstration.
In May-June 2020, Ummeed conducted a needs assessment with their partner community-based organisations across India by phone. It was to understand how parents and caregivers were coping with the COVID-19 pandemic, especially as it related to their ability to provide nurturing care for their children.