The word malnutrition commonly conjures up an image of a small child or infant in need of nourishment at perhaps the most critical time of their growth. However, they are just as vulnerable to malnutrition before they are even born.
The old “classroom” used by a religious school called the Daara Thierno Malal Talla was nothing more than a small roof made of thatched branches held up by some old poles. It leaned against a hut made of mud that looked equally shaky.
Until recently, access to interactive e-learning classes was only a dream for students of the Turkmen State Polytechnic Institute. Traditional teaching methods – books and lectures – were all the students had.
Providing children with a nutritious meal at school is fuel for learning in the Bui Division of Northwest Cameroon and has proven one of the most reliable ways to ensure a healthy learning environment.
Indigenous community leaders in a remote, poor region of Guatemala’s northern Alta Verapaz province needed to generate sustainable jobs but had few resources and no training that could be used to create an enterprise.
On December 7, 2010, Counterpart International celebrated the delivery and distribution of critically needed medical equipment at the Telavi Maternity House, known locally as “Sikharuli,”