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April 10, 2015
It is early morning on what will be most likely a very hot day. We are sitting under a tree in up-country Mozambique, just outside a small town of Chuita, in Tete Province... I am watching as mothers gather together, having been called to this location by a community health worker. These mothers...
Credit: Nicholas Kristof/The New York Times
April 5, 2015
This op-ed originally appeared in the Sunday Review Section of the April 5, 2015 edition of The New York Times . The Trader Who Donates Half His Pay by Nicholas Kristof Matt Wage was a brilliant, earnest student at Princeton University, a star of the classroom and a deep thinker about his own...
March 16, 2015
As part of our 100th Anniversary Celebration, Helen Keller International hosted an informative and insightful presentation on the history and impact of Vitamin A Supplementation as an important blindness and malnutrition intervention, as well as some insight on the causes, treatment and prevention...
February 25, 2015
Helen Keller International has been selected to receive the 2015 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Development Cooperation for its work in improving nutrition with agricultural programs that help families and villages to raise their own nutritious foods.
February 16, 2015
Since 2010, Helen Keller International has been providing women in the Chittagong Hills Tracts of Bangladesh with the tools needed to build opportunity, hope and a better life for themselves and their families.
November 4, 2014
For more than 17 years, Helen Keller International has taught women in Cambodia to grow nutritious fruits and vegetables—many of them rich in sight- and life-saving vitamin A—for their families. Sak Roat, who participates in our Enhanced Homestead Food Production program, mastered gardening and was...
November 4, 2014
Rachel was a very young infant when her parents left her at the doorstep of Yayasan Sinar Kasih, a children's charity in West Java, Indonesia. She suffered from pediatric cataract, a condition rare in developed countries but all too common in the developing world, where oxygen is not regulated as...