Safe Mothers, Safe Babies

Safe Mothers, Safe Babies
Photo Credit: Anne Sherwood

15 August 2012

Passion Fruit and Maternal Health: Organic Farming Project Success!

In the summer of 2011, Do  funded a $500 seed grant for SAFE, with which SAFE convened an organic farming project for five community groups. These groups felt that the farming project was important because selling produce from their farms funds their reproductive health outreach activities, and because the passion fruit that they would plant would improve local nutrition for mothers and babies. This summer, the crop is being harvested, and selling it will help the groups provide vital education and services to their communities over the next six months! Check out these plump passion fruits, and the proud faces of their growers showing them off with SAFE 2012 intern, Haseena Sahib (from Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health). This moment = priceless!

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