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May 10, 2005 - Press Release
Helen Keller International Receives $1.5 million USAID Grant for Child Survival

New York – Helen Keller International (HKI) has received a $1.5 million grant from the Child Survival and Health Grants Program, which is administered by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).  The grant supports a four-year integrated program to improve nutrition, called Nutrition+, to be implemented in the Koulikoro Region of Mali, a densely populated area with few resources to benefit the population.  With Nutrition+, HKI will introduce a state-of-the-art package of nutrition interventions focusing on the most critical period for mother and child survival and development: pregnancy through the first two years of life.

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