Stories: Child Mortality

  • Motherhood in Tanzania

    Throughout my travels in Tanzania for the past ten days, every time I saw a mother and her baby I smiled inside. And I was even more happy to see mothers breastfeeding their babies, as breastfeeding has been proven to be a key intervention to keep more children under the age of five alive in developing countries. Tanzania,...

  • Technology as a Tool to Engage Employees and Save Lives in India

    India has made impressive strides in reducing its child mortality rate in the last four decades. Much work remains to be done, however, as India still loses too many children to diseases that can be easily prevented. Of the 26 million Indian children born annually, 1.83 million die before they reach age five. And for India’s poor children, the...

  • Infant Health in India

    [View the story "Infant Health in India " on Storify]   Anindita Sengupta is a 2013 IRP New Media Fellow. In February 2013, Anindita joined IRP on the Spring 2013 trip to India to report on child survival. 

  • Cada día escucho gritos de socorro

    Cada día sucede. Abres el correo y ahí están los mensajes, uno tras otro, de distintas organizaciones de emergencia y desarrollo, pidiendo socorro y ayuda a los periodistas para que difundamos aquello que le está sucediendo a gente que habita en otros lugares, en otros mundos que, sin embargo, siempre están en...

  • The Water Project at Ol Pejeta Conservatory

    During our visit to Ol Pejeta with the International Reporting Project, we visited a water collection cooperative. The co-op has 250 members, and they pool resources to purchase water collection kits for each household in the co-op. So far, 78 families have received a kit. The water collection kits allow households to capture and store rainwater during the rainy season, treat it...