The current program in Guatemala saves the lives of mothers and babies by training midwives to identify high risk pregnancies. However, we’ve learned that even if a child survives childbirth, many go on to suffer from malnourishment and a lack of stimulation, which results in underdeveloped minds and bodies. In response to this, our partner is launching a new initiative called “Survive and Thrive”, which addresses these shortcomings.

Here’s a visual summary of the program: