SPRING community volunteers sing a song about the importance of mothers.

On June 22, 2018, the USAID-funded SPRING project in the Kyrgyz Republic hosted an event in Bishkek to share important lessons and accomplishments of the project from 2014 to 2018. 

Group photo of the SPRING team at the event.

SPRING staff traveled to Nusa Dua, Indonesia to present on SPRING’s work in nutrition social and behavior change and to build skills among practitioners at the 2018 International Social and...

Photo of a group of women.

SPRING presented at the 1,000 Days Advocacy Working Group Meeting on six years of work highlighting gender equity for improved nutrition.

Image featuring icons accompanying the text: Planning and implementation of the C-IYCF Counselling Package, Skills and knowledge of health workers and community volunteers, maternal knowledge, attitudes and practices, and factors that enable or limit impact of the C-IYCF Counselling Package.

On January 31st, 2018 SPRING staff and consultant, on behalf of the study team, shared the findings from the evaluation of the C-IYCF Counselling Package in Nigeria with partners at the...

Photo of farmers, close up, working in the ground with his hands, behind him, two men are tilling the ground, tools held high to swing down into the grass. Photo credit: Feed the Future.

Key stakeholders explore SPRING’s newest training, Accelerating Behavior Change for Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture.

Image displaying a cascading stack of the front pages for the three articles.

Key participants of the Micronutrient Powders Consultation wrote a series of three articles to discuss and elevate the literature on micronutrient powder implementation research.

A group of artists gathers around the trainer who is demonstrating how to trace an image.

This workshop provided guidance on developing high-quality visuals for partner organizations in Guinea and Sierra Leone.

Photo showing the learning event in which partners from the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Health, UNICEF, USAID, Plan International, Catholic Relief Services, PSI, US Peace Corps and representatives of the Guinean press were on hand for demonstrations of various resources.

As SPRING closes its program in Guinea, key partners from the governmental and non-governmental sectors were invited to learn more about the program’s successes and legacy.

SPRING SBCC Team Lead Peggy Koniz-Booher facilitates a discussion on Referral Systems/Pathways in a breakout session.

SPRING hosted a joint meeting of the MIYCN-FP Integration and the FP-Immunization Integration Working Groups to discuss ways to further integrate service delivery.

A group of fathers sits in chairs under a tree while one man uses a flip chart of good health behaviors to conduct a training.

Father-to-Father support groups encourage men to take an active role in the health and nutrition of their families.

SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic launches a Facebook page to reach urban communities with key nutrition messages. 

U.S. Ambassador Jackson engages with Kasuliyili CHPS Compound staff on available health services.

U.S. Ambassador Jackson visits the community-based health planning and services compound in Kasuliyili

Group of women sitting in a circle outside

Happy #IWD2016! Learn how SPRING is empowering women through better nutrition.

Participants in the SPRING/Bangladesh visit

On Thursday, February 25, a USAID delegation visited a community clinic and a Farmer Nutrition School in Abhaynagar upazila.

The Prime Minister Rt. Hon Ruhakana Rugunda during the Signing Ceremony (Photo credit: Abel Muzoora)

The Government of Uganda has launched the National Advocacy & Communication (NA&C) Strategy developed with SPRING’s support.

Keywords: Communication
Location: Uganda


Two community volunteers impersonate two babies as they perform a skit about the importance of appropriate complementary feeding.

SPRING in the Kyrgyz Republic hosted an event in Bishkek to share important lessons and accomplishments of the project from 2014 to 2018.

The video development team watches as a neighbor explains benefits of poultry raising for the family, “Small scale poultry farming at home can be beneficial for you and it can meet your short term financial needs.” Photo credit: Sarah Hogan, 2017

Under the UPAVAN project, SPRING and Digital Green create community videos promoting nutrition-sensitive agriculture practices in Odisha, India. This community video shows neighbors...

Illustration where a woman makes a purchase from a vendor

Participants’ work from SPRING’s Photo-to-Illustration workshop in Guinea highlight the technique’s uses for high quality visual materials.

Twelve agents were trained in video production. One is a professional videographer.

SPRING/Guinea provided training on production and dissemination of community videos for MIYCF, hygiene, and nutrition-sensitive agriculture to community agents in Faranah and Mamou, Guinea.

Victor provides guidance to Oury Barry, IT Manager for Peace Corps Guinea, on Photoshop skills.

SPRING facilitated a training on the photo-to-illustration process for 16 participants in Conakry, Guinea.

Participants discuss service integration models in a breakout session.

SPRING hosted a joint meeting of the MIYCN-FP Integration and the FP-Immunization Integration Working Groups to discuss ways to further integrate service delivery.

All of the workshop participants display their completion certificates.

SPRING trained community video and radio staff on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) and nutrition-sensitive agriculture in Mamou, Guinea.

The SPRING/Senegal team poses in front of Radio Niombata in Toubakouta.

Photos from the SPRING/Senegal team's visit with community radio partners in the Kaolack, Kaffrine, and Fatick regions.


Woman feeding child on her lap.

High-quality visual images are an essential component of nutrition and health social and behavior change (SBC) programming but can be difficult to find or produce.


 Adolescent girls aged 12-17 review illustrations conveying information on dietary diversity during concept testing for nutrition and hygiene activities included in a training package geared towards OVCs.

SPRING partners with civil society volunteers to test key nutrition counseling concepts among orphans and other vulnerable children.

Anemia working group members

SPRING works at the national level on a range of nutrition issues, including anemia, deworming, and advocating for the inclusion of nutrition in pre-service training of healthcare providers...