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23 09, 2019

India Boys’ Home Residents Gain New Skills, Perspectives Behind the Lens

By |2019-10-07T19:55:38+00:00September 23rd, 2019|India, Vocational Training, Youth|

In June 1985, the piercing green eyes of an Afghan refugee girl peered out at National Geographic readers in what would [...]

12 06, 2019

Redefining Fatherhood: One New Dad’s Journey as a Preemie Parent

By |2019-06-14T14:10:30+00:00June 12th, 2019|Health, Malawi, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|

When Martha was born, her mother Enipha says she was barely the size of her own slender forearm. The nurse on [...]

15 05, 2019

It Takes A Village: Transforming Care for Preterm Babies

By |2019-05-16T14:42:06+00:00May 15th, 2019|Health, Malawi, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|

A mural painted on an outside wall of the Balaka District Hospital in Malawi has the following message translated in Chichewa: “Everyone [...]

5 05, 2019

Midwives Matter: A Lifeline for Vulnerable Mothers and Babies in Malawi

By |2019-05-28T15:37:15+00:00May 5th, 2019|Health, Malawi, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|

Irene Kamanga’s career was born in a waiting room. Growing up in a rural area of Malawi, she saw how difficult it [...]

30 04, 2019

From Mosques to Barbershops: Unconventional Allies in India’s Immunization Efforts

By |2019-05-06T17:39:29+00:00April 30th, 2019|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, India, Polio|

When India experienced a polio resurgence in 2001, those working to end the disease had to take a leap of faith. In [...]

22 04, 2019

Meet Tanzania’s Safe Water Superhero

By |2019-04-22T19:37:29+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, Tanzania, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene|

Yvonne Mwakisyala understands firsthand how access to clean water and sanitation is critical to keeping girls healthy, safe and on track with [...]

5 04, 2019

Sarah’s Season of Growth: Forging a Path Out of Poverty

By |2019-04-09T17:08:52+00:00April 5th, 2019|Agriculture, Climate Change Adaptation, Empowering Women, Food Security, Hardship, Hunger, Malawi|

As a farmer, Sarah Ben understands there is a season for everything. Even so, she has known more than her fair share [...]

14 03, 2019

Becoming Babli: Young Widow Finds Purpose Empowering Women of Bihar, India

By |2019-03-14T18:56:42+00:00March 14th, 2019|Empowering Women, Hardship, India|

When Babli Devi was 15 years old, she had dreams of becoming a journalist. Instead, she became a bride. Like many adolescent [...]

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