CHILDFUND INTERNATIONAL: Cycling to School: Easing Children’s Journey

Bicycles are a common mode of transport in Mozambique. In Zambezia Province for example, bicycles form 37% of the urban transport, meaning that there are more bicycles than cars. However, bicycles are not just a form of transport, they provide millions of Mozambicans in rural areas with access to healthcare, clean water, jobs and education. […]

CHILDFUND INTERNATIONAL : Toward Fatherhood for Dads in Zambia

Lembani and Dalisto

Under an overcast sky in rural Zambia, Lembani, 31, cradles his 3-year-old son, Dalisto, in his arms. The child looks slightly confused. Up until recently, his father rarely engaged with him in such an affectionate way. “He is not yet used to being hugged by me or playing with me,” Lembani explains. “But I’m not […]

CHILDFUND INTERNATIONAL : Life-Saving Nutrition Intervention in India

ChildFund has had a footprint in India’s Keonjhar District for a number of years and there is a well-established early childhood development (ECD) program. According to growth monitoring records, only one child under age 5 can be classified as moderately malnourished, and there are no cases of severe acute malnutrition. That’s not to say that […]

CHILDFUND INTERNATIONAL : A Day in My World: Kereni in Uganda

It’s a soggy, overcast day in the rural community where Kereni, 7, lives with her mom, dad and little sister, Kobusingye. Situated in the heart of Kiryandongo District, Uganda, Kereni’s village is close to several national forest reserves. People come here from all over the world to see lions and elephants, giraffes and crocodiles in […]