Family Planning

Two Liberian Nurses on Why They Are Grateful for Family Planning Support


October 9, 2019

By Jerilyn Hoover I was curious to talk to nurses Philomena Diggs and Yenneh Flomo to find out directly from them why they are so grateful for outside support to help women time and space pregnancies in Liberia. They sent me the photos above to help explain the...

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Thanks to U.S. Support, A Malawi Family Has Better Health, A Happier Marriage, and Financial Security


September 24, 2019

Isobel’s* second baby died as an infant. She became pregnant when she was still breastfeeding her first child and recovering from the birth. It was also a difficult time in her marriage. Her husband Victor* often stayed out late and came home drunk, and the income from their...

by Kathy Erb

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Family Planning

A Biblical Basis for Planning Families


April 16, 2019

Reverend Moses Kayimba of the St. Apollo Namasuba Parish in Uganda describes family planning as a tool to help couples decide how many children they will have and how they will support them. “It’s about planning and preparing for a family so they can have a decent life,”...

by Kathy Erb

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Religious Leaders Provide Health as well as “Food for the Soul”


April 16, 2019

For the past eight years, Agnes (shown above) has been going to the Kyando Bishop Health Centre in southeast Uganda to access family planning care. “I chose to use family planning to space my children,” says Agnes, who has three children and would like two more. Agnes was...

by Kathy Erb

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