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Community Health Evangelism (CHE)

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Women's Cycle of Life

The Need: Women and infants around the world face overwhelming odds. 

  • Each day, an estimated 800 women and 26,000 infants die from preventable causes! 
  • Of all the people who live in extreme poverty (less than $2/day) around the world, 70% of them are women. 
  • Literacy rates among women are as low as 12% in developing countries (compared with up to 100% in developed nations). 
  • Girls are often the last to be educated and the first to be removed from school. 
  • In some countries, malnutrition affects up to 45% of children under age five, often due to lack of knowledge of balanced nutrition as well as lack of resources. 
  • Women are often viewed as inferior to men and of low value, making them easy targets of violence, neglect, and abuse. 
  • Many women have never heard the Gospel, and do not know that they are loved and highly valued by their Creator.

Our Response: Women’s Cycle of Life is CHE curricula and training that empowers CHE teams to respond effectively to the wholistic needs of women. It provides practical knowledge and skills for:

  • Safer pregnancy and birth
  • Infant care 
  • Small business development 
  • Literacy 
  • Nutrition
  • Healthy relationships 
  • Biblical truth that transforms

The Results of Using Women's Cycle of Life Curricula as Part of a CHE Program:

  • Women and infants’ lives are saved. 
  • Small businesses increase family income. 
  • Better nutrition brings physical health. 
  • Literacy opens new opportunities. 
  • Harmful cultural practices are replaced with life-nurturing behaviors. 
  • Marriages are strengthened and families blessed. 
  • Women and men come to know and love their Creator and His redemptive power in their lives.

Resources

  • ImageTo get Women's Cycle of Life training or for more information, please contact the CHE Network WCL Facilitator by clicking here
  • Thank you to Medical Ambassadors for developing and maintaining this curricula.