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Why We Are Focusing on Family Support

We have learned a lot since our days of just supporting an orphanage. Now we know that the best way to protect children is to help their birth families to be strong and safe wherever possible.
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Friday Evenings Under the Shady Tree

As the parents in this class begin to understand the developmental underpinnings of their children's behavior, they can begin to overcome generational cycles of using anger and reactive hitting to train their children.

Equipping Local Community Workers: Simply the Story Training

much of the world cannot, or does not, prefer to learn through predominantly literate means. In this context, oral story telling can be a very effective way to communicate.

How We Started a Family Resource Center

In the end, what vulnerable mothers need is support. They need to feel that they are not alone, and that there is help if they need it. We're here to provide that help and support.
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Fat Happy Babies!!!

"Before you started coming to our village, most of the babies born here were skinny, and cried all the time. The babies born since you started caring for these women are so different, they are fat, they don't cry as much, their mothers seem happier taking care of them and they know what to do when they are sick or fussy because you visit and help them learn."
Proud new mamas.

Change is Possible! – Rewriting patterns of violence

Household violence is common... Often I hear that it's nothing we can change. But that doesn't mean we stop trying.
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Homeless, again.

They are willing to live in something that we wouldn’t even classify as a building in order to get paid on time and not have to run from the police... We are working with these families to find long-term solutions.

Salaries and ATM Fees

It occurred to me that my "nominal" fee was more than this mom could make in an entire day working

Surrounded by Friends

The little boy's grandfather stood up and announced, "I will keep my grandson. Even if it means I can't go to work...

Holding Onto Life

She was just starting to show when the wife came to the place they both worked and confronted the man they both thought they were with. In the end, this baby's father returned to his wife and abandoned the girl he had taken advantage of.
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Birth Class Update

These women have never been taught about their bodies. They didn't know how their cycles work. They didn't know how pregnancy happens. Several of the mamas in my class are teenagers. They might not be pregnant right now if someone had given them basic sex education.
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Feed A Mother! We need your help today.

Many mothers can't afford even basic nutrition for themselves and their growing babies. For $10/week, you can supplement the diet of a pregnant women, and her family, and help these little babies to be born healthy and strong.