Malnutrition is an underlying cause of death for 2.3 million children each year and contributes to poor health and poverty for millions more. In Rwanda, the situation is critical; 44% of children under the age of five suffer from chronic malnutrition
Where you live should not determine whether you live, but too often location is the key challenge to child survival. We believe that by working with community health workers to create basic maps about household health behaviors and child illness and
Through the use of human-centered-design tools, i.e., hear, create, and develop, responsive fatherhood programs will be documented/synthesized and scaled up as a strategy to ensure the health, nutrition, learning and protection of children, especiall
Nomadic populations and remote villages can be on an informational "black-out," away from the institutional reach of pandemic, post-conflict and crisis responses.
This urban/rural communications infrastructure gap, as well as possible anxiety or
Language acquisition is the gateway to literacy and literacy opens doors to prosperity. In their first 2000 days, children need to hear and interact with words from their parent's and caregiver's mouths. They need to hear the stories of their family
School-in-a-box is a media platform, which delivers educational content to the community, educating them about what they can do to ensure their health and their family health. The program would leverage gathering places where there is a captive aud
Funmily is a game especially designed for children from 0 until 5 years old providing full family presence.
Unfortunately nowadays we see more adults becoming less communicative and connected to each because they are multitasking and therefore it
Monitoring and evaluation efforts in international aid focus on inputs (e.g., number of vaccines delivered) rather than outcomes or impact (e.g., individual children receiving 5 of 10 vaccines). Collecting individual identifying information runs conf
Building on our experience with play programming in Haiti, Ethiopia, Bulgaria and Vietnam, we would like to develop ‘Element of Play’, a culturally adaptable model that uses play to support the psychosocial well-being and early development of vulnera
Immunization is one of the most important aspects related to children’s health and safety. However, vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) are still responsible for over 5 lakh deaths annually in India. This idea is aimed towards solving this problem by
Our idea is to promote production, productivity and marketing of high value and food security crops among highly impoverished households. This will tackle the problem of abject hunger and low household income by equipping these households with knowle
Many families in rural Western Kenya use kerosene tin lamps for lighting their houses. others use candles, firewood and kerosene lanterns if they are fairly rich by rural standards. Every evening young children who are always with their mothers and o
Most of the best practices content for nurturing small kids are available or are in the process of simplifying using more and more tools and technologies. The idea is to help instrument a framework for channeling this information. This framework is n
When it comes to health, access to doctors is very important. More so for low-income families who don't go to doctors because they can't afford it. As a result they deal with diseases on their own with their limited knowledge.
The idea I propose
Children and young people are our most valued and at times most vulnerable citizens. They are our present and our future. By securing their future we ensure the future of our universe. Yet in rural Kakamega County, children are to ‘be seen and not to
For over 15 years, the DRC is found in his state observation of armed conflicts. Violence has caused massive displacement of populations. Consequences of these hostilities are severe. North Kivu Province is one of the worst hit areas of DR Congo that
KHEL ( a digital learning environment) will create good learning environment around children and their parents through audio visual content . Content examples are ( For children- e g ; learning good habits through animated videos , educational song
Our idea is about capacity building of early childhood caregivers and parents on integrated child care and development and it is a product and a service (Updated 6/01/2015). It is premised on the notion that children’s development largely depends on
The quality of care and stimulation children receive before 6 years determines much of what a child will become in life. Integrated ECD ensures quality support, care, learning and child friendly and conducive environment. Parenting discussion group
We intend to train the trainers. Trainers include parents, relatives, elder siblings, neighbors, and individuals involved in a child’s upbringing. We believe the core issue leading to other issues in child’s development process in a low-income commun