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 decided [...]


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 [...]


The Message

The MessageADRA 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 project are [...]


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 [...]


Organic Kitchen Gardens

Organic Kitchen GardensThe 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


Reflect Circle Groups

Reflect Circle GroupsThe EMBRACE Project is enhancing the lives of mothers in Rwanda, Myanmar, the Philippines and Cambodia. One approach that has proven to be very valuable is called “Reflect Circle Groups”. Local village facilitators, trained by ADRA, lead out in group discussions that focus on [...]


Promoting Prenatal Exams

Promoting Prenatal VisitsThrough the EMBRACE project, ADRA Canada, in partnership with Global Affairs Canada, is bringing important health messages to women of reproductive age, living in remote regions of Rwanda, Myanmar, Cambodia and the Philippines. A big emphasis of the program is to communicate the importance [...]


A New Ambulance from Canada

A New Ambulance from CanadaJeannine lives in a remote community high in the hills of rural Rwanda. In giving birth to her baby she ran into complications and needed the specialized care of a well-equipped hospital. Thanks to a new ambulance from Canada, Jeannine and her [...]


The First 1000 Days of Life

The First 1000 Days of Life The first 1000 days of life, starting with conception, is the most critical time in a child’s life to receive proper nutrition. If deprived of good nutrition, babies and young children are susceptible to stunting, which has an irreversible [...]


Learning Through Play

Learning Through Play The EMBRACE project is teaching parents the importance of creating environments and developing daily activities that enhance early childhood development. Caregivers and parents, especially fathers, are encouraged to spend quality time with their young children in play activities that are designed [...]