Almost a million children under age-five die each year in India, from largely preventable causes

Every mother and each child, with an equal start to a healthy life

Who We Are

Antara International is a US-based 501(c)(3) non-profit. We tackle maternal and child mortality and malnutrition, through public health innovations at scale. We support on-ground activities of The Antara Foundation (TAF), a non-profit registered in India.

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The Challenge

Maternal and child mortality and malnutrition are one of India’s biggest health problems. There are simple solutions to tackle this preventable tragedy. The challenge is delivering these on a large scale.

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The Solution 

TAF's ecosystem of interventions pinpoints high-risk individuals to ensure access to timely and focused care. TAF works with and through government and community, for public health delivery at scale.

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Impact

140,000 frontline workers trained on TAF's AAA platform, 120,000 deliveries made safer, 1.5-3X improved identification of high risk pregnant women and malnourished children.

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Why Support Us

We focus on a massive, highly neglected health problem affecting the most marginalized populations. We use a proven model, deliver measurable impact, ensure a transfer plan and are supported by committed donors.

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Interventions

Learn about The Antara Foundation's innovations in rural India

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AAA Platform

A collaborative data-sharing and problem-solving platform that brings the three frontline workers in each village together

140,000

frontline workers trained

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Integrated AAA App

A mobile app that digitally links the three frontline workers with a common beneficiary database, data-sharing and improved data quality and services

5X

more malnourished children identified

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Rationalized Registers

Improved record-keeping registers to eliminate redundancy, add user-friendly design elements, ensure data quality and comprehensiveness of services

92,000

FLWs use our simplified records

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Nurse Mentoring

Improve knowledge and skills of delivery nurses and quality of labor rooms to ensure availability of essential drugs, equipment and proper protocols

120,000

deliveries made safer 

Impact figures are based on estimates using publicly available sources, and from Antara Foundation’s monitoring system in Rajasthan

The Impact

13,000

granular data points captured from pregnancy to childhood

25%

increased incentives earned by ASHAs with more services

5-8X

more high-risk underweight children/pregnant women identified

3X

 more women registered for free ration at anganwadi centers

Watch how our Founder ignited a public health revolution that rippled across 46,000 villages in India.

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We contribute to the United Nations’
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
with direct outcomes related to

​End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture

 

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

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