Child Nutrition

10/3/13

A Story of Progress

The picturesque farming village of Koromasilaia, Sierra Leone, is surrounded by trees and farmland.

10/1/13

Celebrating the World’s Children

While there is not a universal day set aside to promote the welfare of children, nations have been doing so for close to 100 years.

9/26/13

The Window of Opportunity

A child’s future is shaped within their first 1,000 days – the critical period between conception and age two. During this important period, maternal and child nutrition has a measurable, lasting impact on growth, brain development and overall health.

9/26/13

Actress Amy Brenneman Visits CARE Projects in Peru

Actress Amy Brenneman, most recently the star of ABC’s Private Practice, visited several CARE maternal health and child nutrition programs in Peru in late 2012. 

6/1/13

The Long Road to School in Cambodia

Bouvanna Nhem crosses a river during her 8-mile hike to school. Arriving late and out of breath, it's hard to concentrate in class. Making the long trek each day wears her out.

5/17/13

“My daughter returns from far away, a true miracle.”

"My daughter returns from far away, a true miracle," repeats Adama Issaka without ceasing. She caresses and holds her daughter Firdaoussou tightly. They look each other in the eyes for a long time then both break out in laughter.

11/17/11

Fanta’s Story: Playing Her Part to Improve the Lives of Others

Fanta Bangura is 17 years old and grew up in Yiben, a rural community in the Koinadugu district. Early in her marriage, she moved to Freetown with her husband and shortly after became pregnant with their first child.

11/15/11

Aurelia’s Story: Fighting Chronic Malnutrition in Peru

Tutaya Aurelia Flores lives in Tambobamba, Peru in a community where the Window of Opportunity program is working.

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