How Canada Is Supporting Mothers and Midwifery

How Canada Is Supporting Mothers and Midwifery in Myanmar In Myanmar midwives like Nan are becoming trusted professional support for the traditional birth attendants in the country’s more remote regions. And thanks to the EMBRACE project, Canadians are supporting both midwives and traditional birth [...]

2019-06-25T11:28:48-04:00

Living on Cloud 9

Living on Cloud 9 Even in Canada, a mother with nine children would likely struggle to feed them all. In Rubare village, Rwanda, 40-year-old Gaudance and her husband were desperate about theirs, aged 5 to 22. “Because I could not feed my children I [...]

2019-06-25T11:00:36-04:00

Chit’s Story

Chit's Story Cows, Cleanliness and the Seeds of Better Health Throughout her 39 years, Chit and her family have farmed near their remote village in Myanmar, raising a few cows and meagre crops. They were poor — too poor to even visit the [...]

2019-06-30T13:32:15-04:00

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 [...]

2019-05-21T15:32:40-04:00

Healthy Pregnancies in Myanmar

Women living in remote regions of the Kayin State of Myanmar are now experiencing healthier pregnancies because of the EMBRACE project. Expectant mothers are taught the importance of healthy diets and regular pre-natal exams. For those who need help with transportation to hospitals and clinics, the [...]

2019-05-21T15:33:36-04:00

The Message

The Message ADRA Canada's EMBRACE Project is designed to improve the lives and Health of mothers and young children in remote regions of our world. In 2016, EMBRACE began working with the Karen ethnic group in the Kayin State of Myanmar. The participants in the [...]

2019-05-21T15:56:45-04:00

Staying in the Village

Naw Eh Mwee is a member of the Karen ethnic group, living in the Kayin State (formerly Karen State) of Myanmar.  Like many young people in Kayin State, Naw Eh Mwee went to Thailand to find work so that she could send money home [...]

2019-05-21T15:11:48-04:00

Broadcasting EMBRACE

Broadcasting EMBRACE A radio station in Cambodia, broadcasting an EMBRACE program to the community. “I am too busy working to join the group!” As ADRA Cambodia staff were doing surveys and baseline assessments for the launch of the EMBRACE project in the [...]

2019-05-21T15:14:31-04:00

Measuring Child Growth

Measuring Child Growth ADRA Canada’s EMBRACE project is working to reduce stunting in young children by supporting local health departments in rural areas to monitor the growth of the children. ADRA provides training, materials and equipment, to take accurate measurements and keep good records of [...]

2019-05-21T15:34:25-04:00

Organic Kitchen Gardens

Organic Kitchen Gardens The EMBRACE Project of ADRA Canada is helping families living in remote regions grow nutritious greens and vegetables right next to their homes in organic kitchen gardens. More Videos

2019-05-21T15:34:54-04:00