News and Stories: Madagascar
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CRS recognizes that healthy children need nutritious food as well as supportive families and safe communities to thrive. Together, we can lead the way to a world where all children, families and communities have regular access to the food they need in order to lead healthy and dignified lives.
The CRS program also strengthens relationships, builds community support and includes climate-smart approaches to growing more crops for food and income.
Literacy leads to better incomes, health, education, community participation and a deeper feeling of belonging.
Uses for the plant include rope-making and stabilizing coastal dunes that can otherwise drift and damage vulnerable farms and villages.
In this drought-stricken region, rehabilitated water pumps transform daily life.
Years of drought and failed harvests in Madagascar raise fears of massive humanitarian catastrophe.
Sometimes extremely complex technology can solve the most basic problems—like how far someone has to walk to get nutritious food.