CRS World Report: Helping Children Get to Age 5

July 30, 2013 by

Eferina Kayria holds her 3-year-old son Aaron. He had been malnourished, but the Lusobilo Community-Based Orphan Care Program in Malawi, which serves non-orphans as well, provided nutrition supplements and provided other assistance to help young Aaron receive proper nutrition. Photo by Karen Kasmauski for CRS

Eferina Kayria holds her 3-year-old son Aaron. He had been malnourished, but the Lusobilo Community-Based Orphan Care Program in Malawi, which serves non-orphans as well, provided nutrition supplements and other assistance to help young Aaron receive proper nutrition. Photo by Karen Kasmauski for CRS

CRS is working to help young children in the developing world to thrive.  For children, there’s no other time in life when their bodies and brains grow as quickly as between conception and the age of 5.  These are the original golden years, and CRS is focused on helping the most vulnerable children get a good start to life.

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