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The data is in! Supporting mothers really makes a difference.

We are targeting the most vulnerable of an already extremely vulnerable and transient population. Factors such as illiteracy, job insecurity, below legal wages, political insecurity, poor housing, poor community hygiene, and food insecurity contribute to the vulnerability of these families. Our clients are at the lowest end of this population. High-risk mothers in our programs have better birth outcomes than those in the rest of the population in number of infant deaths, maternal death, low birth weight, and premature births.
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Do You Want My Baby?

Imagine how you would feel, living in a tiny bamboo hut on stilts, above a mosquito infested swamp/sewer, in a crowded village strewn with refuse, where you live at the mercy of the landlord, who is also your boss, barely able to feed the children you already have, to find out you were expecting another.
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Bringing Hope

This process of supporting families is messy, and hard. Not all stories end well. Often we meet someone in need too late. We can’t undo the damage done to a baby by malnutrition or violence. But we walk with the parents through their current reality and provide support for the present situation. And we keep looking to identify those most at risk, to find them soon enough, to prevent what can so easily be prevented.
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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."

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...
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A week in the Life. Or: What we actually do

Ever wondered what our every day life looks like in Thailand? It's sort of like this.
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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.