USAID Mikolo Broken Unpublished: Our Impact

 {Photo credit: Verohanitra Rahariniaina/USAID|MIKOLO.}Justine brings Justina to vaccination day.Photo credit: Verohanitra Rahariniaina/USAID|MIKOLO.

With the signature chubby cheeks and plump thighs of a well-fed, healthy baby, Justina charms the villagers in Mizilo Gare, the small Malagasy commune where she lives. They admire Justina’s good health and consider her mother, Justine, a role model for other mothers in the community.

 {Photo credit: Heidi Yanulis}MIKOLO Project Director John YanulisPhoto credit: Heidi Yanulis

Over 100 guests attended the USAID/Madagascar MIKOLO project launch on December 4, 2013 at the MSH office in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Participants included public health experts in Madagascar, as well as MSH founder, Ron O’Connor. Dr. O’Connor spoke at the launch, as did MIKOLO Project Director John Yanulis and USAID Mission Director Susan Riley, setting the stage for strong collaboration and support from USAID/Madagascar.