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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.
Women dance under a tree to as part of the lively celebration.
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.
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.
Presenting on the 1,000 Day Window of Opportunity
Oct 2016
In partnership with the Ministry of Health’s Republican Center for Health Promotion, SPRING trained media representatives on how to better promote nutrition.
Workshop attendees
Oct 2016
SPRING’s Danya Sarkar and Denish Moorthy traveled to Nepal to support country partners using DATA for decision making.
Teemar Fisseha at the podium
Oct 2016
During her presentation, Teemar Fisseha shared two new tools designed to strengthen multi-sectoral anemia programming at the global, national, and district levels.
Mother and baby in a field of crops
Oct 2016
SPRING shares five ways agriculture can improve nutrition and five ways climate change impacts nutrition.
Stainglass depicting food being handed over (Image from the Borlaug Symposium)
Oct 2016
SPRING joined a diverse gathering of nutrition and food security experts at the annual conference.
Dancing performance
Oct 2016
SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic and the Health Promotion Unit of Tash Kumyr town held an event on the importance of breastfeeding.
Runners at the starting line
Oct 2016
SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic and the Jalal Abad Mayor's Office held a 5K run promoting exercise, nutrition, and healthy children.
Sheema Khatun speaking at the rountable
Sep 2016
Sheema Khatun, a CNC from Bangladesh, spoke at a roundtable on the importance of breastfeeding, challenges she faced, and the vital role of CNCs.
The Nutrition Sector group reviewing data for input to the district questionnaire
Sep 2016
SPRING’s Nancy Adero and Danya Sarkar supported country partners piloting a district-level anemia action prioritization tool in Uganda.
Hon. Dr. Moriku Joyce, the State Minister of Primary Health Care recognizes Moses Ssebale a SPRING representative during the national breastfeeding celebrations. SPRING played a critical role to organize the function.
Aug 2016
The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) called for raising awareness of the links between breastfeeding and the Sustainable Development goals.
A caregiver sharing her experience on how she successfully exclusively breastfed her twins.
Aug 2016
SPRING collaborated with the FCT Primary Health Care Development Board to commemorate World Breastfeeding Week with a press briefing.
A child receives a vitamin A supplement
Aug 2016
SPRING/Bangladesh provided secretarial and logistical supports and assisted in community mobilization activities in Khulna and Barisal divisions for the successful observance of the Vitamin A Plus...
Top of the poster presented at this event
Aug 2016
SPRING/Ghana’s WASH 1,000 approach was featured in a presentation and poster session at the annual WEDC conference.
Holding newborn baby
Aug 2016
SPRING/Bangladesh observed World Breastfeeding Week, organizing rallies, dramas, music performances, quiz competitions, and discussions across Khulna and Barisal divisions