At 14, Eka learned that her parents were planning her marriage to a man 20 years older. But she wasn’t ready to get married.
At the new Chunkuri Clinic in Bangladesh, mothers receive pre- and postnatal care in a clean, up-to-date facility, and clinic staff help them plan safer pregnancies through healthy timing and spacing.
The Nobo Jatra program in Bangladesh has helped Fatema and her family thrive through nutrition training, improved sanitation, and a plan for when disaster strikes.
Improving the health and well-being of children and families in extreme poverty is a crucial part of ENDING extreme poverty in our lifetime!
In Bangladesh, something as simple as making sure your newborn baby gets enough to eat can be a challenge. But Nobo Jatra, funded by USAID and implemented by World Vision, is partnering with moms to gives babies a more nutritious start.
“Children are now healthier than before. Mothers are healthier, too.” Read how a program funded by U.S. foreign assistance is changing lives in Bangladesh.
Foreign assistance shouldn’t be used to penalize migrants’ home countries. Our focus should stay on sustainable progress so families can safely remain home.
This small 1% of the U.S. budget saves lives and helps improve safety, health, and opportunities for children around the world.
This Act aims to strengthen the capacity of the United States to address root causes of fragility and violence globally. But how would it do that?
With FY19 funding squared away, Congress will begin making decisions about 2020. Now’s the time to speak out for foreign assistance and its vital programs.