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Making Progress in the Fight Against NTDs

The USAID MMDP Project, managed by Helen Keller International, held its first technical trachomatous trichiasis meeting in Hammamet, Tunisia April 23-24, 2015.  HKI’s Emily Toubali (pictured far left) serves as MMDP Project Director. MMDP (Morbidity Management and Disability Prevention) targets Burkina Faso, Cameroon, and Ethiopia with strategies to help each country reach its elimination goals […]

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Bringing Food Security and Hope to Impoverished Families in Vietnam

In October 2013, Helen Keller International launched its award-winning homestead food production program in Vietnam. The program targets impoverished families in rural areas to improve food security among participating households and improve nutrition habits in impoverished communities. One of the first target sites for the new program was Son La Province, one of the poorest […]

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My Time with Helen Keller

When I was a young child my parents lived in Fairfield, Connecticut, in a house that was about three or four miles from Arcan Ridge, Helen Keller’s house. As a very young man, about six or seven at the time, I remember my first encounter with Helen. It was my first experience with a person […]

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