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Images of district officials using DATA
Mar 2017
In workshops, district officials used SPRING's District Assessment Tool for Anemia to learn about the multi-sectoral nature of anemia in their districts and to prioritize key actionable activities to...
Focus groups meet to answer questions from SPRING and FRI
Mar 2017
SPRING/Guinea and FRI conducted an assessment to develop an interactive rural radio strategy that the SMARTE project can use to encourage nutrition-sensitive and specific practices.
OFSP_MTMSG members in Tatale District display their Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) yields
Mar 2017
SPRING/Ghana is promoting the cultivation and consumption of OFSP and fortified maize as a way of improving vitamin A consumption among 1,000 day households.
Women look at SPRING learning materials
Mar 2017
Gwyneth Cotes and Sascha Lamstein to share SPRING’s work at the Institutionalizing Community Health Conference 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Closeout workshop participants standing in front of a SPRING/Bangladesh banner.
Mar 2017
SPRING/Bangladesh's formal closing workshop was held on March 21, 2017 in Dhaka.
Screenshot of the tool page
Mar 2017
Expert input has enhanced SPRING’s guidance tool for assessing anemia at a national level.
DATA training of trainers participants
Mar 2017
SPRING/Ghana conducted a training of trainers workshop for district-level trainers to implement the District Assessment Tool for Anemia.
A group of women attending a handwashing seminar.
Mar 2017
The Kyrgyz Republic national deworming working group, with SPRING support, developed a new clinical protocol for prevention and treatment of helminth infection.
Mar 2017
This International Women's Day, SPRING shows its appreciation for women around the world, honoring their achievements and recognizing the contributions they make to healthy families, communities, and...
Sarah Hogan at the SPRING booth.
Mar 2017
Victor Pinga and Sarah Hogan attended the INGENAES Global Symposium to share our nutrition-sensitive agriculture work.
The delegation views a community garden
Mar 2017
SPRING/Bangladesh was honored to receive two high officials of the Government of Bangladesh on February 27, 2017.
Groundnut shellers
Mar 2017
SPRING is distributing nut shellers to communities in Northern Ghana as a demonstration of their ability to save labor for female groundnut and shea nut farmers.
Nora Madrigal (USAID), Aisha Zhorobekova (USAID), Il Hyong Won (Good Neighbors)
Feb 2017
SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic hosted an event for health officials in Bishkek to discuss nutrition-sensitive agriculture and launch a new reference book on long-term food storage and preservation.
Collage showing a MNP packet, a sign of Namutumba, a presentation of data, and a SPRING vehicle
Feb 2017
SPRING supervises the collection of data from 1,600 individuals to provide guidance for implementation of micronutrient powder (MNP) programs.
Poultry
Feb 2017
SPRING/Senegal organized a two-day workshop on improved village-level poultry rearing for members of its agricultural partner networks.
Nathan Park, center, poses with SPRING volunteers and trainers after a session on methods of long term storage and preservation of nutritious foods at home.
Feb 2017
Deputy Mission Director Nathan Park visited SPRING activity sites in Kok-Jangak rayon, where he participated in a training on home-based storage of nutritious foods, and joined a home visit to...
Orientation participant looking at a SPRING infographic
Feb 2017
SPRING led a nutrition sensitive agriculture orientation for consortium organization managers from the EAIN project in Sierra Leone.
SPRING/Senegal Gender Advisor Daba Ndione Beye interacts with training participants.
Jan 2017
SPRING/Senegal organized a workshop for representatives of partner networks to raise awareness on gender issues and promote men and women as partners in household decision-making for good nutrition...
Screenshot of Facebook page
Jan 2017
SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic launches a Facebook page to reach urban communities with key nutrition messages. 
Workshop participants
Jan 2017
SPRING facilitated a two-day workshop to help CHAIN project partners define collaboration goals and expectations, and to develop an integrated workplan to improve nutrition and community health.
Participants pose for a group picture outside the Family Choice Maize Mill
Jan 2017
Adopting Sanku’s technology in Uganda will enable small- and medium-scale maize millers to fortify flour at a low cost.
Receiving a certificate for competent testing of fortified foods
Dec 2016
During an awards ceremony in Kampala, laboratories were recognized to do competent testing of fortified foods.
U.S. Ambassador and USAID Mission Director Visit a SPRING/Bangladesh Farmer Nutrition School
Dec 2016
A senior U.S. government and USAID delegation visited a SPRING/Bangladesh Farmer Nutrition School (FNS) in December.
DFN representative giving a welcome speech at the learning event
Dec 2016
SPRING/Sierra Leone and HKI hosted an event to share findings from a barrier analysis, an adapted value chain analysis of fish and pumpkin consumption, and an assessment on infant feeding and hygiene...
Tippy tap demonstration
Dec 2016
A local radio station attended a SPRING handwashing event in Thiokomaty village to capture messages for further radio promotion of good hygiene behaviors.
SPRING staff showing a bottle of fortified cooking oil to a mother holding her baby.
Dec 2016
SPRING/Uganda participated in the expo to create awareness about the benefits of fortified foods.
Representatives from the Government of Nigeria, USAID, international NGOs, and civil society organizations gathered for a final meeting to celebrate the achievements and lessons learned through the SPRING project.
Nov 2016
SPRING/Nigeria applauds achievements and lessons learned during the project.
Farmers from Mother to Mother Support Group of the Gbeozua Community, Bawku West District, Upper East Region, share their joy at the result of adopting SPRING’s program that introduced vitamin A enriched maize for cultivation in order to improve the diet of the 1,000 day households.
Nov 2016
SPRING/Ghana hosted a visit from USAID/Ghana and USAID/ DC staff to program sites on November 1–2, 2016.
Dr. Namaste presenting at the Micronutrient Forum 2016
Nov 2016
Five staff members represented SPRING at the 2016 Micronutrient Forum Global Conference in Cancun, Mexico
Students wash their hands at tippy taps
Nov 2016
In October 2016, SPRING/Bangladesh celebrated Global Handwashing Day with over 100 community activities.