India’s Photo Quest Contest Shows TCIHC’s Family Planning Work in Action

by | Mar 23, 2020

The Challenge Initiative for Healthy Cities (TCIHC) in India held a photograph competition recently to get people excited about their TCIHC work and give them a platform to share their work visually. Before the contest closed on Dec. 5, 2019, a daily WhatsApp campaign shared representative stock photos with TCIHC staff to spark their creativity and motivate them to showcase their work.

A total of 75 entries from 34 unique participants from 24 cities across Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha were submitted for consideration. The winning photos were divided into two categories: Demand and Supply. Please view the winning photos below:


Demand: 1st Place

A happy couple. Photographer: Pervez Hussain, Ghaziabad City Manager

Demand: 2nd Place

Women and children gather outside their homes in an urban slum. Photographer: Trupti Sharma, Indore City Manager

Demand: 3rd Place

A daily wage worker takes a break to smile at the camera. Photographer: Ipsha Singh, Adolescent and Youth Manager

Demand: Honorable Mention

A young girl peeps into a shanty looking for her friend. Photographer: Nitin Solanki, State Manager, Madhya Pradesh

Supply: 1st Place

A young mother being counseled by an ASHA. Photographer: Deepak Tiwari, Agra City Manager

Supply: 2nd Place

A young mother listens carefully to the ASHA. Photographer: Pervez Hussain, Ghaziabad City Manager

Supply: 3rd Place

An ASHA using a job aid to explain family planning choices to a group of women. Photographer: Vivek Dwivedi

Supply: Honorable Mention

An eager couple hears about family planning with the use of a job aid. Photographer: Sandeep Swain

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