India

Map of IndiaSPRING’s work in India is closely tied to Digital Green (DG), a US- and India-based organization, and centers around the adaptation of DG’s "human-mediated digital learning approach.”

Through their collaboration, the two partners are now marrying local video production to SPRING's expertise and messaging to address nutrition in the first 1,000 days, reaching new audiences through mobile video screenings and facilitated discussions, with adoptions of key behaviors verified through home visits. Ten community training videos are available online through DGs interactive website, and the results of a feasibility study for impact and scale-up is nearing completion.

Filming a woman feeding her childThe work of SPRING in India is currently spread across 30 villages in the Keonjhar district of Odisha State, and includes both government and NGO collaborators, as well as the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and Save the Children/India.