[The following is a guest blog by Mary DeCoster, Former Program Specialist with Curamericas on their Care Group project in Guatemala. If you are interested in blogging on your Care Group projects results, please contact email@example.com.] I was really impressed with the evaluation data showing how well Care Groups perform in closing indicator gaps – […]
To what degree should we rely on volunteers to get the work done in ending maternal and child deaths?
I think the evidence we are seeing on Care Groups is proof that there’s a large role for community-level volunteers in bringing about the sort of changes that we want to see and that are necessary for ending child deaths. But it goes beyond that. It’s not just that volunteers are the best way to […]
I wanted to share some of the findings with you from our latest evaluation of a Care Group project, Food for the Hungry’s USAID-funded child survival project in Mozambique. If we could prevent all child deaths today in the whole world for a full 7 hours, we would save 6,472 lives. That’s the equivalent […]
I’ve been reading a host of exciting books on social networks and social network theory lately: Linked, Connected, etc. We are not talking about Facebook here, but the networks that we find in all communities and countries, regardless of their internet connectivity. Findings presented in Connected show that we have a measurable influence out to […]
Welcome to Care Group Info! I’m Tom Davis, Chairman of the Board, CORE Group, and Director of Health Programs for Food for the Hungry. The CORE Group is THE network for people who work in community health, and the CORE Group has been instrumental in documenting this approach and getting the word out to others. […]