Nutrition International.

Published: January 1, 2022


The compendium features stories of change from the Barangay First 1000 Days program which works through barangay-led mother-to-mother support groups for all pregnant women and lactating mothers with children aged 0-23 months. The compilation narrates experiences of frontline workers and barangays’ leaders, and the program’s impact on the lives of children, parents, government officials and units and the adaptation to the COVID-19 situation. Altogether, this compendium encapsulates how the Right Start Initiative made an impact, overcame challenges, and elevated F1KD over time, thereby paving the way to better health and nutrition for the children of Philippines.

Please see the following supporting documents and videos:
Field story: Mothers tap into the power of peer support
Project – Right Start Philippines: Providing pregnant women, newborns and young children with better nutrition and healthcare in the Philippines
Video: Barangay First 1,000 Days program – Philippines – long
Video: Barangay First 1,000 Days program – Philippines
Video: Mother’s Day 2021 – Mother-to-mother support group
Video: Supporting mothers in their journey of first 1,000 days
Video: A local government’s commitment to its women and children
Video: A mother’s journey of nurturing her newborn