Photo Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images. 3 month old with microcephaly in Brazil.
The mosquito-borne Zika virus has rapidly spread to 25 countries since April, when it was first discovered in Brazil. The virus can cause serious birth defects such as microcephaly, which often leads to brain damage. Since Ebola, the virus has been the first to be called an international public-health emergency by the World Health Organization. These women and children are especially vulnerable because in places like Brazil, the public health system is underfunded. Read more at Time Magazine: http://goo.gl/4ubLIx
#TBT! Check out this video from our first little fundraiser we did back in 2010! We all have to start somewhere, and this is a great example of the ways YOU can be a Kitechild ambassador – hosting small get togethers in the community, donating a birthday, etc. are all great ideas! To get started, […]Read More
You’ve had your black Friday, small business Saturday, and cyber Monday, now it’s Giving Tuesday, an official UN recognized day to give back amidst all the recent material frenzy. You can donate a cow for our recent farm project in Kenya, a water filter, or the gift of education for our kids in India. We […]Read More