The Mother and Child Health and Education Trust

Establishing communications technologies that facilitate the flow of knowledge to rural low- middle-income families,
delivering information to educate, motivate, empower and inspire communities around better health and nutrition practices.


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Our projects deal with broad programmes involving large numbers of people, and they often cite statistics to discuss the health concerns of these people. We wish to remember, then, that every statistic is comprised of a large number of individuals – individuals loved by their families and communities, and individuals who (or whose parents) work hard to contribute to those communities. Too many of these individuals die before having a fair chance at life while many others who live are left to lead a life forever handicapped by a childhood of hunger, illness and both physical and mental underdevelopment.

Behind all our efforts is the principle that every individual matters, that life is a precious gift and every unnecessary and avoidable death is a great tragedy and moral challenge.

We also wish to remember that health education is at its core an attempt to value life and each individual, and that a new order of health can be achieved to save these lives, which is our prime goal and purpose.



Board of Trustees:

Raj K. Anand

Chris Drake

Anwar Fazal

Nand Wadhwani




Advisors:

Belinda Fleischmann

Kay Koplovitz

Laura Peterson

Michael Smolens



Lori Thicke

In Memoriam:

The Trust is deeply grateful for the contribution of its former Trustee Andrew Chetley who sadly passed away while in office in 2012.


 


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Hong Kong registered charity no 91/10374