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Cricket Game Played With Wheelchairs in Nepal

Cricket is a passionate sport in Nepal – it is the national sport. Young people grow up with it, hoping they can someday be selected for the championship teams.  But for some, the ability to play the sport is taken away through a spinal cord injury or other illness. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, through a donation of roughrider wheelchairs, made it possible for wheelchair users to play.  

 
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Training Helps Newborn Babies Breathe

LDS Charities helps with program.

“There are no arms as empty as the arms of a mother whose baby has just died”.  These were the words of Dr. Richard Bell, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a neonatologist from America.  He was in New Delhi, along with Dr. Robert Clark and David Denton for the 7th Annual NRT “Training the Trainers” held in January, 2015. The training provides life-saving techniques to help babies breathe during the first minute of birth.   

 
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Newborn Kits Keep Babies Warm in New Delhi

Babies sent home in warmth

The evenings can be cold in New Delhi during the winter and newborn babies need to stay warm. The members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Delhi joined together to help 2,100 new little ones stay warm when they go home with their mothers.  On January 24, 2015, district (more than one congregation) members gathered to assemble 2,100 newborn kits that consisted of warm blankets, warm shirts, hats, booties, nappies, towels and more. 

 
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Bringing Comfort and Dignity to Abandoned Women Shelter in Dwarka

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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Training Helps Newborn Babies Breathe

Training Helps Newborn Babies Breathe

“There are no arms as empty as the arms of a mother whose baby has just died”.  These were the words of Dr. Richard Bell, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a neonatologist from America.  He was in New Delhi, along with Dr. Robert Clark and David Denton for the 7th Annual NRT “Training the Trainers” held in January, 2015. The training provides life-saving techniques to help babies breathe during the first minute of birth. 
 

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Newborn Kits Keep Babies Warm in New Delhi

Newborn Kits Keep Babies Warm in New Delhi

The evenings can be cold in New Delhi during the winter and newborn babies need to stay warm. The members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Delhi joined together to help 2,100 new little ones stay warm when they go home with their mothers.  On January 24, 2015, district (more than one congregation) members gathered to assemble 2,100 newborn kits that consisted of warm blankets, warm shirts, hats, booties, nappies, towels and more. 

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First Presidency's Christmas Devotional Celebrates the Birth of Jesus Christ
From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

First Presidency's Christmas Devotional
Celebrates the Birth of Jesus Christ

Church leaders remembered the birth of Christ during the annual First Presidency’s Christmas Devotional. The program featured music from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square.

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