Power Forward Enters Year Two in Nigeria
More than an opportunity to develop basketball skills, Power Forward teaches youth life-long habits such as literacy, health and leadership. The program, which reached nearly 300 youth during its inaugural year, tipped off its second year recently in Abuja, Nigeria.
New Approaches to Nutrition Bear Fruit in Morogoro
Hadija Ramiya is a young mother living in Towero, one of a number of small villages dotting the hills of Tanzania’s Morogoro Region.
After more than a year of job hunting, Chacha Marwa from Tanzania saw no prospects on the horizon. His only option was to trespass onto private mining operations and try extracting traces of gold, a process that’s illegal and involves dangerous chemicals.
Courage for the Future – Africare/Benin Scaling Up the Fight Against Malaria
Agueton Ahontodji’s daughter suffered from malaria with repeated fevers, and he needed to take her to a local hospital at least three times every year. The frequent and costly treatments made Agueton believe he and his wife should have no more children.
Happy, Healthy and Working Hard – Mpwapwa District Hails Savings Groups
Salama Madinda is now the facilitator of the SILC union whose members have saved a total of more than $82,000 to support 395 Most Vulnerable Children! The funds saved have gone toward school fees, shelter, other basic needs, and even start-up capital for new income-generating endeavors.
“Now I Have Hope!” – KAYA Community Care Initiative Concludes
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.
As the years of success continued, the women of Mbailassem became well-known in the region, attracting other women’s groups, almost doubling in size and growing their company’s value over 550%.
[Video] Now my baby is two months old. He is doing so great!
Some babies are chubby. Some babies are loud. Some babies are quiet. All babies are precious.
Empowered, Mphate’s poor take on poverty alone
They are just ordinary rural people but their drive to improve their lives is as determined as the canal of water from which they draw their inspiration.
Forty-year-old Bridget Egesi has been the sole caretaker of her five children since her husband’s death in 2008.
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