Nabulu Lomunyak is a mother of two. She lives in a Maasai Boma in Mberi Village in Tanzania. For a time, Nabulu was frequently falling ill. After going to the hospital and receiving some counseling, she built up the courage to take an HIV test. The result came back positive.
BBC Media Action’s research found that knowledge of key nutrition behaviors during pregnancy are very high among those interviewed and that Mwanzo Bora’s Social Behavior Change Communication Kit is helping parents feel comfortable asking questions about nutrition lessons they do not fully understand.
More than 5,100 people in West Africa have died this year from the Ebola virus. Tragically, many of those who died were children. Also tragically, many of those who died were parents.
Africare is imparting entrepreneurial skills to the villagers so they effectively exploit business opportunities in the area.
Three years ago, maternal deaths were reported daily.
Maternal and child mortality may become a thing of the past…
VICE-President Dr Gharib Mohamed Bilal has hailed the Wazazi na Mwana (Parents and Children) Project, saying the initiative will facilitate the government to attain the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) number four and five.