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In Case You Missed It


August 24, 2012 BY Jenni Lee

 

Busy enjoying summer?  Looking for a quick read of what’s happening at the United Nations Foundation?   We’re here to help.  Welcome to this week’s installment of In Case You Missed It, a round-up of news on the UN Foundation and the issues we care about. 

  • Mobile Phones for Maternal Health: Mobile phones are helping community health care workers in Rwanda monitor the health of pregnant women and improve health care in local communities.
  • Clean Cookstoves Help with Humanitarian Work: The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves highlights how clean cookstoves and fuels can improve humanitarian situations.
  • Girl Power: Avery McCall, a 14-year-old girl from Winnetka, Illinois talks about her work with the Girl Up campaign to improve the lives of girls around the world through education and other services.
  •  On the Road with UNICEF: After winning a gold medal in the Summer Olympics, basketball player Tyson Chandler visited Tanzania to learn about UNICEF’s important work to help children.  Read about his trip here.

What did we miss?  Let us know what you’re reading.  And keep visiting the blog for more information on the UN Foundation’s work.

 

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