How Is the Climate Crisis Affecting Human Lives and Health?

The climate crisis on Earth is worsening with every passing day, becoming a matter of serious concern for the future of the planet and its inhabitants. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), approximately 99% of the world population is breathing impure air which exceeds safety limits and therefore puts lives at risk.

July 06, 2022

6 Ways To Help Stray Animals This Monsoon

The monsoon season is upon us again, providing us a calming respite from the scorching summers. But while it is enjoyable for those of us with a roof over our heads, it can also bring many hardships for the homeless people and street animals.

July 06, 2022

8 Reasons Why Vaccinations Are Crucial for Our Health

Vaccination is a basic healthcare necessity essential for every human being regardless of their societal status or economic background, as it provides effective protection to the body from several diseases. Being one of the leading health NGOs in India, VASTRA strives to make vaccines accessible to the underprivileged sections of society.

May 26, 2022

India's Sanitation System: A Concealed Awful Reality

Sanitation and hygiene bear a major impact on an individual’s health. Although the country has witnessed massive resources being invested to improve sanitation in recent years, it is clearly not enough. Owing to limited access to toilets and clean water, the socio-economic losses caused by waterborne diseases are much higher in India than the average level across the globe.

May 26, 2022

Street Dogs: A Victim Of Inhumane Acts

Dogs have been those precious furry friends that are given the title of a man’s best friend. While a pet dog mostly avails the same affection in return, street dogs on the other hand are often subjected to violence by humans that don’t value the life of the voiceless.

May 26, 2022

Manual Scavenging: An Unaddressed Issue

While there are several jobs that are given on the basis of merit in India, there are many that are assigned on the basis of caste and religion too, one of which is manual scavenging. Despite the prohibition of the inhumane job, you can still find multiple people going down drains to earn a living.

May 26, 2022

5 Ways To Curb the Problem of Child Malnutrition in India

Although our country has developed and advanced largely in the healthcare sector, there is still a gap between effective healthcare-nutrition services and people, especially children. Mostly those in the remote areas and those

April 19, 2022

5 Common Myths About Street Dogs Debunked

When street dogs come your way sniffing, wagging their tail and looking at you with their innocent puppy eyes, they want nothing and mean no harm. All they want is just a little affection and nothing more. In India, for a few people,

April 19, 2022

6 Ways in Which You Can Make Summers Bearable for Strays

The sweltering summer season has set in, and it is only about to get hotter in the months to come. While most of us humans have the means to keep ourselves safe from the intense heat, the stray animals roaming our streets dont.

April 19, 2022

7 Ways of Keeping Animals Safe This Holi

Holi is the beautiful festival of colours that paints every street with joy, excitement and celebration. However, this happening celebration becomes a dreadful day for our furry friends. We have our own

April 05, 2022