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New Health and Wealth

Annonciata and Niyibizi live on a hillside farm in a rural community in Rwanda. The concepts an training that they received from the EMBRACE project have drastically improved their lives. In this video we hear how they now enjoy better health and have a much [...]

2019-06-03T14:17:43-05:00

Becoming a Better Father

Man Kyaw Thar, a farmer in rural Myanmar, believed that by simply being present for children, making sure they were fed and safe, that he was being a good father. After attending an ADRA training seminar on parenting skills, he learned that there were many [...]

2019-06-03T14:14:37-05:00

Healthful and Helpful

Winfredo lives in a coastal village in the Philippines that is only accessible by boat. He has found the ADRA EMBRACE training to be excellent. He says,"the new ideas and concepts that ADRA shared have been helpful and healthful". More Videos [...]

2019-06-03T14:11:54-05:00

Reproductive Health in Cambodia

ADRA is taking the key messages of EMBRACE to grade 9 students in Cambodia. In this video, hear how one educator tells how the students who take this class are much better prepared for life. More Videos

2019-05-29T13:29:59-05:00

Savings and Small Loans

Almost two billion people in the world remain "unbanked". The ADRA EMBRACE project encourages participants to start a small savings and loans groups in their village. The new finance systems that are being established in remote communities are creating a new sense of financial security [...]

2019-05-21T15:23:30-05:00

Halfway Homes

In the Philippines, many women living in remote island communities face a very difficult journey to get to a birthing clinic. If the weather is bad, the trip is difficult and dangerous for a woman in labor. To encourage women to go in for "facility-based [...]

2019-05-21T15:23:51-05:00

Birthing Clinics in Myanmar

The ADRA EMBRACE project is changing the way women think about what they need to do to ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy and delivery. One way is through the building and equipping of birthing clinics in rural communities in Myanmar. More Videos [...]

2019-05-21T15:29:00-05:00

A Child Friendly Village

The ADRA EMBRACE project in Cambodia keeps a good record of how the EMBRACE members of a village are following the key messages that are taught. Communities that are able to reach a high level of adoption are designated as a "Child Friendly Village". Discover what [...]

2019-05-08T16:17:06-05:00

Small Group Education

The First 1000 Days of Life The ADRA EMBRACE project is teaching important messages on health, sanitation, nutrition to rural villagers in Cambodia by using a method of small group education. People who have had very limited access to formal education, are learning important new [...]

2019-05-21T15:30:27-05:00

Making our Marriage Stronger

Mary Ann and her husband had set roles in their marriage. He would do the fishing and she would do the household chores. One day they were attending the EMBRACE meetings and learned about gender equality and the joy of sharing each other’s work. They [...]

2019-05-21T15:32:40-05:00