Usha Kanwar is a homemaker and a resident of Sikar, Rajasthan. Her husband works as a driver. They are a family of meagre means, and their world did not have the necessary exposure or awareness about health, nutrition or hygiene.
Mousumi’s life is the testimony to the importance of self-awareness about health and one’s well-being. It is also the proof of how one can turn their lives around with the correct guidance and motivation. Mousumi’s father was a poor farmer.
Jharna has been a beacon of light for women in her village as an able Swasthya Sahayika (health volunteer). She has been systematically imparting health education through structured health forums and household visits.