In Caucaguita, a 24-year old pregnant woman starves to death
A proud mother lives in the shanty town of El Guarataro; Imberly is managing to feed her three children. But only just.
At 49, she’s already a grandmother. And while she often goes to bed hungry, Damarys is expecting another child.
A poor mother carrying her sixth child is aware of her right to a healthy pregnancy, but doesn’t know how to demand it.
For a 15 year old pregnant girl in Venezuela, stigma and poverty go hand in hand.
In Negro Primero, a pregnant mother skips meals so her three children can eat.
Mariluz gets little help from doctors save for advice: She has to be well-nourished during her pregnancy. “And how do I do that?” she laughs.
In the slum of Petare, Wensy’s daughters faced hunger and infection. “By the grace of God,” one of them survived her first 28 days.