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.
Thandizo’s mother worried her children wouldn’t be able to grow strong because of constant malaria attacks. But with simple interventions from World Vision and the Global Fund, Thandizo’s family is healthier than ever!
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.
Our volunteer advocates were busy in March. They asked members of Congress to prioritize children, and their voices were heard!
“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.
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.
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.”
Progress is happening: 8.7 million mothers were able to give birth in a health facility, while 7.9 million babies were reached with care after delivery.