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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 [...]

26 11, 2018

Never Too Early to Learn: Engaging Parents as Teachers in Tanzania

By |2018-11-26T17:33:31+00:00November 26th, 2018|Food for Education, Health, Hunger, Tanzania|

For years, Juma Mazaba Motoka has confidently served as the head of a small sub-village in Tanzania. But only recently did the [...]

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