A crash course in changing the world.
During a four-week period after birth called 'Omugwo'" the mother and the child are secluded and relieved from all other chores they are cared for by the grandmother of the new born. The new mother is given a stimulating hot soup made with dried fish meat yams plenty of…Continue
Posted on April 26, 2010 at 11:30pm
With only five years left until 2015 - the deadline to achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has issued a call to action to address a goal that has been lagging behind - maternal health. Gerry Adams reports:
SG 1: We are here because too many women die around the world from pregnancy or childbirth-related injuries. We are here because one preventable maternal death is still too many.…Continue
Posted on April 26, 2010 at 10:58pm
When I was in my country, we used to buy things by exchanging them with something else: clothes, furniture, etc.....it was really a helpful system for a lot of people. Nowadays this system no longer exists in my country, now it is all about money. But this week I managed to pay something I could not afford by using this system and I gave the person something else that he really needed, that way we are both happy and neither of us had to use money.
Posted on April 26, 2010 at 10:43pm