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For Families in Poverty, Breastfeeding is Vital – The First 1000 Days

Mothers wean their babies from the breast in a matter of weeks, so they can return to work sooner. But they don't give them a good quality formula instead. They can't afford it, and they don't know the difference.

They Chose the Best Start For Their Baby

When Ei Phyo Wai's baby was only one and a half months old, she started to feel like she should go out and look for a job to help make money. In order to do that she began giving her a substitute for breastmilk, in order to wean her. It wasn't even infant formula. But she couldn't read the box. She only looked at the pictures. She thought from the pictures that it was good for her baby.

Htet Htet – Client Story

Htet Htet's baby girl was born healthy and strong. The family has green vegetable growing all around their house to eat, and enough sell if they can find customers. This baby will have the nutrition she needs to develop her mind and body and grow up strong.

The First 1000 Days, Prenatal Nutrition is Vital!

If you want to make the biggest impact on a child’s life long health and well being, you need to do it during the first 1000 […]

Nothing Can Make Up For A Child’s First 1000 Days

By the time a child is two years old the most important stages of physical and brain development have already occurred. If this development doesn’t happen in […]

A Future for Zu Bai

When Zu Bai was in third grade, he was playing with his friend, and the friend threw a shoe at him. It hit him in the […]

Three Years Success Giving Families Independence – FEP Cumulative Report

Migrant families don’t have access to the regular banking services that most of us take for granted. They don’t have a secure way to save their […]

Dreams to Reality

For 8 years Daw Aye Min had used an old-fashioned foot powered sewing machine that she bought for 2,000 Baht. “The old sewing machine takes a lot […]

A Ten Year Journey. Look Where It’s Taken Us So Far.

It has been an amazing journey so far. Together we have learned so much about what it takes to protect vulnerable children, and we have journeyed together a long way in our understanding and approach. Through it all, you have been with us in consistent love and care for these children, and with us have broadened that love and care to include their families as a whole.

COVID-19 RESPONSE

Carrien BlueCarrien is co-founder of The Charis Project, Family Education Curriculum Developer, and mom of 6. You can get her free mini-course on Making Your Family […]

Seeds for Sustainable Recovery – Special COVID-19 Intervention

Working with the local district government to strategically target and identify the most at risk families in each community, we distributed seeds to nearly 3000 families in need who were affected by the COVID19 crisis so that they will have food to eat in the coming months. For families still reeling from their financial losses, seeds equal hope.

Savings Groups Help Families Survive the COVID-19 Lockdown

When COVID-19 hit Thailand, and the government prevention measures closed down borders and businesses, and cut off whole communities, most migrant families were caught completely unprepared. […]