As a woman I understand the importance of helping our sisters in the world’s poorest countries – especially during a vulnerable time like the birth of their baby.
The true power of unity was revealed to me when I met a World Vision self-help group in India. With the help of a supportive bank officer who agreed to approve a small loan for their start up farming cooperative - because he believed in their dream.
Gather a group of friends, work colleagues or church members and help us reach our target of fundraising for and packing 60,000 clean birthing kits and the training of community health workers.
“Before we received the Wrap with Love blankets, I did not have enough blankets to keep the children warm throughout the night, every night I would go to sleep with a lot of worries because I did not know how my children would survive from the cold nights,” lamented...
As South Sudan celebrates five years since the country’s independence this July, security continues to be fragile and fighting keeps erupting throughout the country.
At the time we had no idea what to expect. It sounded like a great plan but we wondered what the communities would think of us jumping around in our stripy socks? What followed were two life changing weeks.