De-Worming Initiatives in Nepal

October 12th, 2010 by Jennifer Segal Leave a reply

Save the Children works in the U.S. and 41 other nations to help support families and children who are dealing with the ongoing issues of disease, poverty, hunger and literacy. They have a weekly YouTube series called Dirty Words, where they provide a short 2-5 minute video about there Dirty Word and how it affects women and children.

Todays Dirty Word is Worms.  The video below discusses the impact of worms and shows mass distribution de-worming initiatives that are currently taking place in Nepal. Check it out:


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