A child in a developing country is 10 times more likely to die before the age of 5 than a child born in a modern country.
Every year, up to 1.5 million babies die within the first 24 hours of life.
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A lack of food and other basic resources leads to malnutrition, making many of the children in the region northwest of Kolkata, India, prone to diarrhea, malaria and acute respiratory infections. Most of the young mothers have little to no experience or knowledge of how to care for their children.
FOR ONLY $20 A MONTH you will help moms and babies near Kolkata, India begin building a better life together.
With just a $20 monthly donation, moms and babies receive life-giving support through a relationship with a local church.
We do more than help moms and young children in developing countries simply survive the poverty around them. Our model helps young families begin building a thriving, healthy life together.
Compassion International is ranked in the top 1 percent of all charities!
Compassion consistently earns the highest ratings by independent charity watch group Charity Navigator. Giving through Compassion means you can be confident your money directly impacts the lives of children in need.
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