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July 2, 2015
On June 15, 2014, we (myself, Nimani Dahal and Nibesh Moktan) headed to Banjh VDC-3 to monitor the poultry status at field level. We visited some of the households of our beneficiaries to observe the poultry rearing condition and regeneration status. One of our beneficiaries, Ms. Mina Bohara,...
July 2, 2015
Helen Keller International recently celebrated its Centennial Anniversary . In addition to a host of exciting commemorative events taking place in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Untied States, our global team members have taken on the challenge of sharing 100 stories about the important work that we...
July 1, 2015
On a recent tour of one of the many sites of our Suaahara project, which empowers women, their young children and their communities to build better lives through better nutrition, I met Bindu Bogati. She and her 13 months old son, Sushant looked healthy and well. She told me she feels happy looking...
July 1, 2015
Dr. Alfred Sommer, former HKI Medical Advisor August 3, 1999 …I was shown my first case of vitamin A deficiency, which in those days was only thought of as an eye disease, while I was an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in Atlanta. In East...
June 30, 2015
In one visit to the Tan Tuong village for bio-compost training, I met two young and brand new faces. They joined the training session attentively. I talked with them during the break, and they approached me and told me “We came here today to ask for your permission to participate in the project.”...
June 29, 2015
Suaahara works with all female community health volunteers (FCHVs) along with motivated field supervisors to promote key behaviors for “1,000 day” households including pregnant women, mothers of children under two years of age and their families. Mothers support each other as they try new behaviors...
June 26, 2015
I had never witnessed such palpable pride until I met a man who had benefited from a hydrocele operation. We were on a field trip in Burkina Faso with VIP visitors, monitoring the progress of the global project HKI is leading to treat and prevent trachoma and elephantitis. The itinerary included a...
June 26, 2015
Selinee Gonzalez is a shy sixth grader who lives in Sunset Park, Brooklyn with her two sisters. She struggled to read notes on the board. "When I move to the front of the room, I can see better," she said. But Selinee isn't always able to sit in the front row which has caused her to struggle in...
June 26, 2015
Suchona Chakma lives in Nobin Chandra in the Khagrachari district of Bangladesh with her two daughters and husband . They do not have any land or a house of their own so they are living with another household. Her husband is a tenant farmer; he cultivates other peoples' land and gains 50% of the...

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