Combatting child malnutrition and promoting maternal and child health, understanding that the health of mothers and their young children are intertwined.
“When I started the exclusive breastfeeding, my family wanted me to stop and give water to my baby. But I decided to apply and respect the project’s recommendations. Then I realized that my child is healthy thanks to the exclusive breastfeeding. Instead, mothers that gave water to their children are obliged to bring them to the hospital because they often get sick.”
Flore Kumbi, program participant, Democratic Republic of Congo, 2015