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13 01, 2020

Building back stronger in Haiti, neighborhood by neighborhood

By |2020-01-14T00:19:06+00:00January 13th, 2020|Disaster Resiliency, Disaster Response, Haiti, Hardship, Urban Upgrading|

In January 2010, Haiti was changed forever by a devastating earthquake. Within moments, entire neighborhoods crumbled, upending families and communities in [...]

6 01, 2020

Rooting Out Human Trafficking in San Diego, One Student at a Time 

By |2020-01-07T17:00:22+00:00January 6th, 2020|Hardship, Human Trafficking, United States|

Bernadete Leal begins every Project ROOTS session in a darkened classroom with one question: “Where do you want to bring light?”   [...]

6 11, 2019

Delivering Positive Birth Experiences to Black Women in San Diego

By |2019-11-08T18:29:59+00:00November 6th, 2019|Health, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, United States|

Darynée Blount had every intention of becoming a lawyer. But after traumatic birth experiences with her first two children, she decided to pursue [...]

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 [...]

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