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If a 9-year-old can get kids sponsored, so can you!
| Posted: September 04, 2018
As the sponsor of a toddler, you get to partner with a mom who is doing the hard work of raising a child in a developing country! Take our quiz and learn some of the same lessons mothers of babies in our program are learning!
A foundation built on early childhood development gives a child valuable tools for the rest of his or her life!
The majority of a child’s brain develops in the first six months of life!
Pregnancy through infancy (also known as the first 1,000 days) is the most critical period of growth and development in a child’s life. Nutritional gains during this period continue to benefit the child throughout life, while the damage from nutritional losses lasts a lifetime.
Vitamin A deficiency affects about one-third of children living in low- and middle-income settings, mainly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
The simple act of sleeping under a mosquito net is the most effective way to prevent malaria, which takes the lives of nearly 800 children under the age of 5 each day.
ORS is a mixture of clean water, salt and sugar. It costs a few cents per treatment. ORS is absorbed in the small intestine and replaces the water and electrolytes lost.