LARGO Association

Thirst for Life

Year Area / Project Project Period
2016 Early Childhood Development / Ранно детско развитие Jan 2016 - Jun 2017

The project will be implemented in Iztok neighborhood in Kyustendil, where about 10,000 Roma live. The activities are directed toward 40 women in the early stage of pregnancy and 60 children of families aged 0-6.  The project will aim to reduce the risk of health complications for the mothers and the newborns by increasing the share of monitored and supported pregnancies in Iztok neighborhood. It will also aim to increase the number of Roma mothers who received support for breastfeeding, weaning, hygiene through consultations during home visits. There will be a control group that will be used to compare the results.