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April 08, 2015
In 2014, Thrive Networks' Community Hygiene Output-Based Aid program helped over 75,000 households in rural areas of Vietnam build their first toilet. Our multi-pronged approach involves training local women's groups to educate their communities about the importance of improved hygiene and sanitation; helping poor families access financing; training hundreds of local masons in sanitary latrine construction; and offering individual and community incentives in the form of rebates once toilet construction has been verified.MORE
May 15, 2015
Thrive Networks' Laura Peterson--Founder and Executive Director of our Hands to Hearts International program--enthralled the audience at her recent TEDxMtHood talk in Portland, OR. She delivered a moving and honest account of what inspired her to found a nonprofit dedicated to spreading knowledge about early childhood education. So far, her program has touched over 200,000 moms, dads, and babies with its message about the simple, transformative power of love.MORE
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