TESFA’s goal is to improve economic, and sexual and reproductive health outcomes for ever-married adolescent girls in Ethiopia.
‘It’s normal Zeba! There is nothing to worry about!’ I was told this repeatedly in the last 4 days and I tried to believe that there was really nothing to worry about. It was four months since I had i had my period and was hopefully looking forward to be a mother.
It was difficult for Suneeta to adjust in her In-laws house even after 5 year of her marriage. She had a 4 year old baby, and her role was very restricted at her in-laws’ home. Her entire day was devoted for house hold chores and taking care of in-laws.
Satta Mansaray lives in a small village, Kamaninkie, in Wara Wara Bafodia chiefdom, Koinadugu district some 4 miles from the chiefdom headquarter of Bafodia. The village is 25 miles from Kabala, the district headquarter town. It has a population of about six hundred inhabitants, with no health
Patoma Arama is 48 years old and a polygamist from the village of Ama, located 4 kilometers from Ouo, in the region of Mopti. In 2009, Patoma was identified by CARE Mali as a Community Relay for the promotion of maternal and child health.
PAGAK, South Sudan – Nyakoang Rieka set out from her village in the afternoon.
An intercultural approach to fighting poverty is complex. When dealing with indigenous people, it often goes beyond language to include a respect for local customs and traditions.