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Helping Babies Breathe in Nepal

When a baby is born and not breathing, simple steps can be taken during the first minute of birth to save a life.

When a baby is born and not breathing, simple steps can be taken during the first minute of birth to save a life.  Rubbing the baby dry, keeping it warm with a hat and dry cloth, suctioning the baby’s mouth and nostrils are some of the steps that can help the baby breathe.Thanks to the support of LDS Charities and a team of doctors, nurses and physician assistant traveling from America, these critical medical skills were taught to healthcare professionals in Nepal.

 
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Mobile and Happy People with Wheelchairs

The faces tell the story.

The happy faces tell the story.Wheelchairs arrived at Honnali, Davangere district in India on 24th of February and the people were thrilled.They could now “do wonderful things” thanks to the mobility the chairs gave them. LDS Charities donated roughrider wheelchairs that could maneuver the dirt and bumpy pathways that have to be traveled. Laughter and smiles from the recipients and their families/sponsors were seen everywhere. 

 
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Bringing Comfort and Dignity to Abandoned Women Shelter in Dwarka

For the fifty one abandoned women of Jivodaya Ashramalaya in Dwarka, the table and benches in their eating area are not just a necessity but a feeling of living with dignity. That is why The Indian Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with LDS Charities, donated eight tables and benches along with grinders, bowls, hygiene kits, hygiene powder, bed sheets and pillow covers, file cabinets and more to the mentally challenged, destitute women living in Jivodaya Ashramalaya, a shelter for Destitute Women by Sisters of Syro Malabar Catholic Church

 
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