Making people smile has always been a talent of orthodontist Dr Mani Pavitra but now she’s turned her attentions to support mothers to smile-from-within with Million Moms. Million Moms empowers mothers to reignite their spark for life and regain their physical and mental well-being through a variety of programs.
Intent: Million Moms strives to improve the health and well-being of mothers and support them to raise the next generation. Million Moms aims to help mothers to develop their mental resilience and emotional stability, to become financially independent and live fulfilled lives.
Idea: By establishing a community of mothers, Million Moms equips mothers with the knowledge and tools they need to empower and liberate their mind, body and soul. Through its app, online courses and programs, Million Moms teaches mothers how to lead a balanced lifestyle by addressing their physical, mental and social health.
Impact: With 73 million people living with diabetes, India is known as the world capital for the disease. Half of which are women and according to a new study 60% of urban women do not follow a regular exercise regime and are at risk of diabetes. In many families the mother is the central driving force however, with increased demands, tiresome responsibilities and lack of time, health complaints undoubtedly escalate. As of now Million Moms has impacted over 12000 mothers across Telangana to live fulfilled lives and take control of their health and well-being.
BVIC Intervention: Million Moms became part of SOCENT when it was just an idea. BVIC helped it in flourishing and expending its horizons. BVIC provided it with resourceful support in the area of finance, business model, network, etc. Most importantly, BVIC helped it in understanding how to make this model sustainable and connected it to CSR opportunities.