This gel, applied to the newborn’s newly cut umbilical cord, only costs 10 cents a tube. But only recently has its ability to fight infection been realized.
The garden has been such a success that the family now employs 5 to 7 people. World Vision provided training, seeds, and a generator for irrigation.
“The loans I got from IMPACT were a chance for me to get better at what I had been doing,” she says. Now she can offer her children a bright future!
In World Vision’s experience, enabling women to be catalysts for change can lead to increased female leadership at a village and even sub-national level.
Paramedic Shanta Das works at the clinic and helps pregnant women and new mothers. USAID is supporting the clinic, which will eventually operate on its own.
“For a moment of time, I can forget about the pain we went through in Burma during the violence. Here I can talk and share my sufferings with other women.”
Some Syrian refugee children have never seen their homeland and feel more like “children of the camp” than Syrians. Take a look at a day in their lives.
Child labor refers to work that deprives a child of their childhood. It is work that is mentally, physically, or morally harmful to children.
Our political influence doesn’t have to stop when we cast our vote. We can hold our members of Congress accountable and encourage them to help end global poverty.
This Advent season we are reflecting on the different candles of the Advent wreath and how their themes relate to our role as advocates for Christ. Advocate Laura Crosby recalls her experience seeing the AIDS crisis in Uganda as she reflects on the Christ Candle – a light in the darkness – for part five … Read More