How might we increase and support parents’ understanding of what to expect in the first five years of their children’s lives?
Many parents are unaware of the developmental needs their children have in their early years. Without a baseline understanding of major milestones, parents are left without the information they need to prioritize the most crucial aspects of their children’s growth and cognitive development.
How might we increase and support parents' understanding of what to expect in the first five years of their children's lives?
As per WHO, Diarrhoea and Acute Respiratory illness (ARI) are the leading cause of death in children under five and are responsible for killing around 760,000 children every year. In Urban slums areas, Child survival is threatened by environmental f
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The project serves toward
Young children learn by imitating parents and need attention from these VIPs in their life. Parents of young children juggle overwhelming livelihood, domestic, and parental responsibilities. They do not have the time or energy to seek out information
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Low-income families tend not to seek out parenting information. The hospital may be the best point of contact to reach the most people. Beautiful, research-based materials for such a box already exist. But for distribution in any of DFID’s 28 priorit
This idea is designed to educate parents and other caregivers about the life stages of children below five years through media and mass meeting in market places, schools and other places where many people, these meeting and radio program will be in l
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