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  • MOBILE PEER SUPPORT

    Share Source: Matt Cardy/Getty   Through our Mobile Peer Support Project our volunteers will be paired with a mother in transit who we support in Greece. After conducting a comprehensive needs assessment the mother will be paired with a peer supporter who is fluent in the mother’s native language. Our peer supporters apply and register. The volunteer and peer supporter will communicate via text, social media, WhatsApp, and other agreed upon methods. Through our initial research it was concluded that most refugees own or have access to a smart phone. Transit camps along the route provide WIFI. There are strict guidelines that our ...
  • MOTHER- BABY SHELTERS

    Share Nurture Project International DOMO Shelter mother and baby space in EKO camp, Greece Amid the scramble to provide adequate shelter and care in emergency situations, the outline is emerging of an effective and low-cost intervention: providing a safe place where mothers can rest, eat and receive good advice about breastfeeding and nutrition. In the past, mothers may have received some breastfeeding support at health centers, feeding centers or hospitals, but care for their healthy children often got lost in services for those who were severely ill or malnourished. There is a need for another level of care, specifically for mothers ...

Share This article discusses the risks of well meaning formula donations.  Please read until the end to see what you can do to help that doesn’t include donating formula. Photo credit Gabriel Sainhas Milk in Chios: An outline for a complex situation By Brooke Bauer, MPH The situation on Chios have been at the forefront of everyone’s mind and has recently garnered global attention. Our team has been working tirelessly to provide technical infant feeding support on the ground but we want to take time out to raise caution. Before you act, before the donations of formula begin to flood in and before ...

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