Vittoria Elliott

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Incredible story: One woman’s 10-year battle with TB

Incredible story: One woman’s 10-year battle with TB

Mildred Fernando, a Filipino TB survivor, shared her experience battling the disease at a Hill panel last week hosted by RESULTS to commemorate World TB Day 2013. Mildred’s story of her remarkable ten year battle with drug-resistant TB not only illustrates the true gravity of the disease but the absolute imperative of work
John Kerry warns of dangers of cutting foreign assistance

John Kerry warns of dangers of cutting foreign assistance

Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee held a hearing to discuss the impacts of the looming sequester, the approximately 5 percent across-the-board cuts in all discretionary spending, set to take effect on March 1. Sequestration will have severe consequences for programs that fight HIV/AIDS, childhood diseases and hu......
Spot sweet potato dishes for good with Foodspotting

Spot sweet potato dishes for good with Foodspotting

As fall begins to unfold in all its chilly glory, we are all going to be seeking some hearty and nutritious food to get us through the cold nights – and nothing fits that bill better than the star of our campaign to end child malnutrition, the humble sweet potato. Photo caption: Sweet potato pancakes…...
ONE Act a Week: Carve a jack-o’-lantern out of a sweet potato

ONE Act a Week: Carve a jack-o’-lantern out of a sweet potato

Action: 63. Time: 40 minutes. Level of difficulty: Difficult. As Halloween draws ever closer, many front porches across the country have begun to play host to a variety of carved pumpkins. As part of our Thrive campaign to end global child malnutrition, this week we are challenging our members to make jack-o’-lanterns o......
10 sweet potato recipes to try for autumn

10 sweet potato recipes to try for autumn

By now, I hope you’ve headed over to our Digital Sweet Potato Cookbook on our Tumblr page. We’re asking ONE members to submit their favorite sweet potato recipes to help put the spotlight on nutrient-dense foods, which can help ward off stunting for the world’s poorest children. I’ve collected 10 of my......