Mothers, Malaria and Malnutrition
For many mothers around the globe, the threat of this deadly disease harming their children is not something new — it’s something additional. On a normal day, contaminated drinking water could lead to diarrhea that results in severe dehydration in their child. On a normal night, a mosquito could bite their baby and inject life-threatening malaria. In a normal week, a mother might only be able to scrape together enough food to provide her children with one meager meal per day.
A Look at Life for Venezuelan Migrants
The Colombian public healthcare system has completely collapsed under the weight of thousands of Venezuelans who have fled across the border in need of care. The fact that urgent support is needed is undeniable.
Every Baby is a Miracle
A young mother, far away from her home, without a place to safely deliver her baby. It happened more than 2,000 years ago. The most miraculous birth in human history. Jesus — the baby who brought hope and redemption to…
Voices From a Refugee Camp
From the millions of refugee voices, read about four with something important to say.
A Refugee Child Becomes a Refugee Father
He was forced to flee his childhood home three times, but now Fidel has built a stable life with his wife and they’ve welcomed a baby of their own.
Crossing Rivers, Saving Mothers
Despite the sweltering heat if rural Liberia, the dusty roads and callused heels, 10 women volunteer their time to save lives. Each day, they march miles to reach women in need of support.
Joy After Loss: Janet’s Story
Few things compare to the joy of holding a newborn baby for the first time. For mothers who have experienced violence, terror and loss, the happy relief of delivering a healthy baby is even greater.
In Guatemala, Emergency Care Saved Cecilia’s Baby
Cecilia’s hand rested on her swollen belly. She silently pleaded to her unborn child to stay inside of her until they arrived at a hospital…
Five Years After Haiti’s Devastating Earthquake
On Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti rumbled. As the Earth shook, the result of a magnitude-7 earthquake, roofs collapsed and cars careened off the road. More than 300,000 people died as a result of the massive quake, while others were grievously…