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What can you do in 1,000 days? In Rwanda, you can save a child’s life. The 1,000 days between a woman’s pregnancy and her child’s second birthday are critical to shaping the child’s future.More
Jacinta Maroquin Pablo lost five of her children before they turned 2. Rosa Pablo Perez lost her middle child before she turned 3. Neither woman knows why, but they both know they waited too long to see a doctor. Not realizing how sick their children were, neither mother wanted to spend money...More
A new Toy Story is being told with tin cans, old socks, buttons, boxes and plastic bottles.
Savvy adults take stuff that might be regarded as junk and upcycle it to help raise smarter, healthier children. The toys are simple and require a lot of imagination—but that's the point...More
Life in Iraq wasn't easy after years of conflict and war. But when ISIS advanced last year, taking control of large swaths of the country, millions of people were uprooted from their homes and lives. Formerly middle-class families now struggle to survive in the most basic conditions—without...More
Toys help children learn about the world around them. Almost anything can become a toy: a box, a piece of ribbon, a plastic bottle, a piece of paper. In Africa, CRS is helping parents make something educational out of ordinary household materials. The new Toy Story is one of creativity...More
Under the shade of a mango tree, dozens of women gather to learn about preparing healthy meals for the children in their care. Some are orphaned. All have suffered hardship that has left them vulnerable in so many ways, including malnutrition....More