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HELEN KELLER INTERNATIONAL: Tuning in to Healthy Habits

It’s Give Global month here at Global Impact and we’re celebrating the work of our charities across all of our 11 cause areas and thinking about how these areas connect and build on one another.

HELEN KELLER INTERNATIONAL: Homegrown resilience in Myanmar

Mar Mar San lives with her husband and young daughter in Ar-Chan, a village in Myanmar’s Ayeyawaddy Delta region. Families in this low-lying area are accustomed to hardship: they struggle to support themselves with small-scale fishing and rice farming, and natural disasters like heavy rains and flooding are a perpetual threat. In 2008, a powerful […]

HELEN KELLER INTERNATIONAL: Tuning in to healthy habits

Rita Thami Thapa lives on a small farm in central Nepal with her husband Tulsa and their young son. She works hard and does everything she can to keep her family healthy. And like many Nepali mothers, Rita looks forward to tuning in each week to a popular radio drama known as Bhanchhin Aama, or […]


Free prescription eyeglasses correct vision so school kids

When Pham Thu Hue was in the fifth grade, her father began noticing that she often squinted. When he asked her about it, she said that her eyes were “blurry” and could not see clearly. Unfortunately, Hue is not alone. One in every five children in rural Vietnam has an undiagnosed refractive error, an increasingly […]