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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
U.S. Congressional Delegation Visits SPRING/Senegal
Aug 2016
Congressional staffers learn how partnerships are strengthening agriculture and improving nutrition.
Asia regional MSN-GLEE signage
Jun 2016
Experts from across sectors meet in Bangkok to strengthen multi-sectoral coordination for nutrition
Ambassador Gwaltney plays with SPRING volunteer’s baby boy (held by SPRING Chief of Party Michael Foley) after discussing the impact good nutrition information will make on their community and the next generation.
Jun 2016
US Ambassador Sheila Gwaltney visited SPRING/Kyrgyzstan program working to improve nutrition outcomes among women and children in Naryn Oblast.
SPRING’s Study Coordinator, Ms. Susan Adeyemi interviews a Community Volunteer from Kasuwan Magani Ward.
May 2016
Drs. Pérez-Escamilla and Lamstein recently conducted a mid-process assessment of implementation of the C-IYCF Counseling Package in Kajuru LGA, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
Mali CLTS brochure
Mar 2016
SPRING held two community-led total sanitation celebrations in Mali, completing the CLTS process within five months.
Namutumba MNP launch participants
Mar 2016
The Ministry of Health, in conjunction with Namutumba District leadership and the SPRING project, host a launch event in Namutumba District.
Minister of Health Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye visits the SPRING exhibit
Feb 2016
International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) Africa, in collaboration with IBFAN Uganda and the Government of Uganda, hosted the IBFAN Africa Regional Conference 2016 in Kampala.
Annual report infographic
Jan 2016
At the close of the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project’s fourth year of implementation, the project continued to reach a growing number of...
Young girls at market
Dec 2015
In post-Ebola Guinea, SPRING conducted a nutrition assessment to provide insights into nutrition status and inform a new workplan.
Group of people around a latrine
Nov 2015
Through its WASH activities, SPRING is building awareness of how nutrition and hygiene are connected
Ms. Tonima Sharmin discussing the current state of handwashing in Bangladesh
Oct 2015
SPRING/Bangladesh makes media appearances on local radio and television shows to talk about handwashing.
Photo of a woman gardening from the SPRING/Bangladesh Facebook page
Oct 2015
Visit to find out more and to ‘like’ the work SPRING is doing in Bangladesh.
Man demonstrates how to wash a child's hands
Oct 2015
Featuring local community members, these videos aim to improve maternal, infant, and young child nutrition and hygiene practices.
Young boy washing his hands with a tippy tap
Sep 2015
SPRING/Bangladesh and Sisimpur produced a live action segment on tippy taps to teach young children proper hand hygiene.
Tippy Taps and Community Nutrition Champions to Play a Larger Role in Bangladesh
Aug 2015
The Revitalization of Community Health Care Initiatives in Bangladesh will expand the use of SPRING-introduced tippy taps and nutrition champions.
Group watching a video projected on the wall
Apr 2015
SPRING/Digital Green collaboration expands community video for improved nutrition and resilience in Niger
adolescent girl smiling into camera
Mar 2015
SPRING partners with PAHO/WHO, USAID, and FANTA to guide programs in improving diet and eating practices of adolescent girls and women of reproductive age.
SPRING/Bangladesh staffs a booth at the agricultural fair
Mar 2015
SPRING/Bangladesh disseminated important information about ENA and EHA during the government-organized agriculture fair in Dumuria Upazila, Khulna Division, reaching hundreds of people within a short...
Local Voices for Change: Community Radio to Improve Nutrition in Burkina Faso
Feb 2015
SPRING partners with leading international media firm to build resilience and local capacity to change nutrition behaviors.
SPRING's two nutrition trainees in the community
Nov 2014
SPRING/Uganda partnered with Kyambogo University to enable two "nutrition trainees" to apply nutrition-focused social and behavior change communication in the community.