Breast Feeding Saves Lives

 
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$2,738
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives has received 25 donations
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives has made updates to their project page.
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives posted a progress report
    Our final update on the difference you've made for mothers in Indonesia!
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    With your support, Mercy Corps has been able to promote maternal health and breast feeding to women and communities in Indonesia since 2007. We implemented programs for mothers and their families that include both educational and emotional resources. For example, our Healthy Start program has trained hundreds of local...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives has made updates to their project page.
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives posted a progress report
    Best Mercy Corps photos of 2012!
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    As we ring in the New Year, we spend time reviewing what has been done in 2012. Because of you, we at Mercy Corps were able to do some real life-changing work this year! You are the reason we were able to provide emergency food in the Sahel region, vocational training in Afghanistan, Hurricane Sandy relief in Haiti, and...
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives posted a progress report
    You made change possible!
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    While crises were happening throughout the year, and continue even today, you have helped to save and change the lives for many men, women, children - and whole communities - around the world. Because of your compassion and generosity we were able to achieve so much in 2012. You made change...
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives posted a progress report
    Our Gift to you: 2013 Calendar
    By - Carlene Deits - Community Fundraising Associate
    Thank you for your support. Because you have put your caring into action to Mercy Corps through GlobalGiving, we are able to make a positive impact on lives throughout the world. To show our appreciation, we'd like to give you a Mercy Corps calendar as a thank you and daily reminder of how you are changing lives! Because...
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives posted a progress report
    Support Mercy Corps: Vote Now for Our Inspiring Photos!
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    We want to thank you again for supporting our Breastfeeding & Maternal Health Program, and would like to take this opportunity to share with you what else Mercy Corps is doing on GlobalGiving... We submitted three breathtaking photos from the field to GlobalGiving's annual photo contest, and two were chosen as...
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives has made updates to their project page.
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives has received 14 donations
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives posted a progress report
    I insisted to breastfeed my second baby
    By - Fransiska E. Mardiananingsih - Child Survival Healthy Start Project Manager
    “When I had my first baby, I wanted so much to breastfeed him, but nobody supported my will because I had ill-lung. The doctor and my relatives insisted that I should bottle-feed my baby. So, I bottle-fed my first baby since the day he was born and he fell ill very frequently. He died due...
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives has made updates to their project page.
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives posted a progress report
    Mothers Provide Perfect Nourishment
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    Infant mortality remains high in Indonesia, the result of acute malnutrition and illness. Breastmilk imparts key nutrients to protect babies' health, yet many mothers are misinformed and choose to feed their infants formula or other foods. Mercy Corps works in both urban Jakarta and rural Indonesian villages to educate...
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives posted a progress report
    Mercy Corps' Mother Support Groups Rapidly Expand in Jakarta
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    Thanks to your support, Mercy Corps has launched its Mothers Support Group Project in Jakarta, helping improve the health and survival of thousands of children.  Mercy Corps’ Mothers Support Group Project aims to improve the health and survival of children by creating supportive social, health service and policy...
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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Mercy Corps

Portland, OR, United States
http://www.mercycorps.org

Project Leader

Carlene Deits

Portland, OR United States

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