Posts Tagged ‘malnutrition’

Mama Kodemo’s Story: A Women’s Agricultural Group Profile

By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

Like many of the women in her agricultural group, Mama Kodemo has lost children to malnutrition. Only seven of her ten children are living. But recently, she’s learned critical skills that have drastically improved

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New CKC Fall 2018 Report: Nutrition, Sanitation, Advocacy, and More

Post a Comment » Written on November 8th, 2018     
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By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

Photo copyright Miriam Cameron

When you sponsor a child through Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision, you become part of the long-term transformation of a whole community in Gemena, Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Preventing Malnutrition Through Positive Deviance

Post a Comment » Written on November 6th, 2018     
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By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

With a child mortality rate higher than the national rate of 119/1,000, families in the community of Gemena, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, are greatly impacted by malnutrition. In Gemena, 6% of

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Fish Farms Become Valuable Source of Protein and Income

Post a Comment » Written on October 1st, 2018     
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By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

A growing fish is a metaphor for the Astog Fish Pond Association in Gemena, DR Congo, said one association member. Just like the fish that are grown in their ponds, the association started small

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Mama Beatrice’s Story: Working Hard to Feed Her Family

By CKC Project Manager Cat Knarr

In Mama Beatrice’s garden, she’s growing spinach and other greens. She learned how to farm these vegetables through a women’s agricultural group supported by Covenant Kids Congo. Her garden produces enough to feed her

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Hermine’s Story: Overcoming Malnutrition

By CKC Project Manager Cat Knarr

hermine-picture-folderMany of you have seen a picture folder like this one on the right. You might have picked up a folder when your church had a Hope Sunday, and you opened it to read

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Meet Mama Lily: A Women’s Agricultural Group Profile

By CKC Project Manager Cat Knarr

Meet the amazing women who work in agricultural groups! The first of a series of profiles.

Mama Lily is the mother to eight children, including four children registered in the Covenant Kids Congo powered

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