Why Should I Care About Babies Across the World?

In global humanitarian work, there is a question we are often asked- Why should I care about what happens to babies and toddlers I will never meet that live in a country I will never visit? Or why should I help babies and toddlers in other countries when there is a need here in the US? 

2019 – A Year to Remember

Written by: Communications and Logistics Coordinator, McKenzie Thompson In 2019, we saved a total of 9,506 babies and toddlers! That means that together, we saved 4,764 MORE little ones last year compared to the previous year in 2018. We could not have done that without YOU! B I R T H A I D  We […]

From Bad to Worse

From Bad to Worse Written by Director of Operations, Heidi Cortez Before the novel Coronavirus ravaged our world, Angola was already extremely food insecure. That means that most of the population lacks access to affordable, nutritional foods. A combination of drought, poor infrastructure, and vast inequality causes this food insecurity. Inequality is readily seen after […]

Surviving the Underpass

A guest post by Stephanie Drawdy, a Team Trip Volunteer from the summer of 2019. There is a Southeast Asian community that once lived in a slum known as Plankville. Its citizens lived high above running sewage and maneuvered in and out of their homes on rickety boards that often gave way. Some, including little […]

Why the World Needs NightCare

NightCare Cambodia Team Trip Volunteer playing with the toddlers at the center.

O  N  E At ten years old, Napti found herself on her own—no family, no home, no education. Like many girls in her situation, she began trading the only thing she had for her basic survival needs. Her body. Now, seven years later, she is the young mother of a baby boy. She does not […]

The Sheer Weight of Humanity

By Hannah, our NightCare Manager Before going to Bangladesh for the first time, I naively picked up a travel book, Bangladesh produced by Lonely Planet, thinking I would only get positive thoughts about the country I was about to visit. While this was partly the case, what stood out to me the most was the […]

Newsroom: The 700 Club

The 700 Club included a segment on Sarah Bowling and our NightCare program on their show. The 7-minute video is embedded below for you to view. Also included is a transcription of the video. Please visit their website or YouTube channel & like, comment, or share! Transcription Sarah: We were visiting a rural malnutrition clinic, […]

Blinded Eyes

ABy Eric Drury    The sun was getting ever higher overhead and didn’t mix well with the layers of soiled garbage underfoot, the smell of fresh waste of all types and the heavy exhaust from the frequently used, yet hardly maintained, trains.             There are a couple of travel bonuses experienced during the rainy season in […]

Who takes care of the babies in NightCare?

Written by the Saving Moses NightCare Manager. Have you ever spent time with someone who is an incredibly hard worker? A person who makes you tired just to watch because of their dedication to what they’re doing? I lived with nearly 30 of them for a couple of weeks. Let me back up a little […]

Let’s Talk About “Least Available”

If you are familiar with Saving Moses, you’ve probably heard the phrase “most urgent, least available.” This single phrase is at the heart of our mission and often determines when or where we expand programs. People seem to understand the first half of this phrase. It makes sense that a nonprofit providing life-saving aid would […]