“We were forced to flee. We couldn’t bring anything from our house. The day we left, I saw things I had never seen.”
Youth empowerment has created agents of change and social transformation in this Jaipur community. These young adults advocate for kids and families!
This gel, applied to the newborn’s newly cut umbilical cord, only costs 10 cents a tube. But only recently has its ability to fight infection been realized.
The garden has been such a success that the family now employs 5 to 7 people. World Vision provided training, seeds, and a generator for irrigation.
According to a new report by Save the Children, three big threats are putting more than 1.2 billion children at risk for an early end to their childhood.
“The loans I got from IMPACT were a chance for me to get better at what I had been doing,” she says. Now she can offer her children a bright future!
USAID and India worked to address maternal and newborn mortality. Their efforts could save up to 4,686 mothers and 58,619 newborns in India every year!
In World Vision’s experience, enabling women to be catalysts for change can lead to increased female leadership at a village and even sub-national level.
Paramedic Shanta Das works at the clinic and helps pregnant women and new mothers. USAID is supporting the clinic, which will eventually operate on its own.
“For a moment of time, I can forget about the pain we went through in Burma during the violence. Here I can talk and share my sufferings with other women.”