Maternal Health

7/7/14

TESFA Results

TESFA’s goal is to improve economic, and sexual and reproductive health outcomes for ever-married adolescent girls in Ethiopia.

6/19/14

“Don’t worry, be happy … be safe!”

‘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.

5/30/14

My Wife is My Life Companion

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.

5/27/14

CARE Hack: Hammocks Save Lives in Sierra Leone

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

5/21/14

A Man Engaged

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.

4/28/14

CARE Joins Multi-Agency Effort to Aid Families Affected by Conflict

PAGAK, South Sudan – Nyakoang Rieka set out from her village in the afternoon.

10/17/13

CARE Hack: Think Pink

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.

10/17/13

CARE Hack: The Bead Game

The “bead game” was designed to address some of the pressure women in certain cultures feel to give birth to boy children, and reduce the stigma placed upon women who give birth to girls.

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