Asha worker, who travels 20 km daily by boat, is the only link in providing health services to the village


ASHA worker R Jana Dwivedi from Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh is the only representative of India who has been featured by National Public Radio (NPR) of US in its documentary tree of 19 women from across the world who shared their challenges and told How are they overcoming the COVID pandemic? In Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh, she is the only ASHA worker to work for Guruguda Basti, 20 km away from her village and Kauni Rukauli. For the past decade, she has been traveling 20 km daily from her home to Guruguda, which involves crossing the mighty Tamas river in a boat. He continued it even during the pandemic.