Join The Tiny Lives Foundation THIS WEEK in our Fall Campaign, 5 DAYS TO 50K! Your support is needed now more than ever. Help sustain the life-saving work of TTL in Lesotho and help us reach our $50,000 goal by FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22. A donation today will go directly to providing access to health care, health education, and the resources needed to combat malnutrition for thousands of children in Lesotho.
CANADIAN DONORS: Please donate through Canada Helps for the appropriate tax credit. We will manually add your donation to this total at the end of each day!
How your donation supports the work of TTL
|$5||One bag of powdered milk = providing an under-nourished child the protein essential to a balanced diet|
|$10||One night stay at the hospital = allowing a child with severe malnutrition the opportunity to receive the care needed to survive|
|$20||One tin of formula = supplying a baby who has lost their mother nutritious meals for two weeks|
|$50||One month’s worth of hygiene supplies = stocking the TTL Safe Home with essential items for the babies|
|$150||Two tanks of gas = providing an average of 60 families the opportunity to have food & medicine delivered to their homes|
|$300||Food packages for one child for a year = offering a child the chance to thrive|
|$2,000||One-year salary for a TTL caregiver = making it possible for 24/7 care of the babies in the TTL Safe Home|
Ellen is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University, where she conducts research on HIV/AIDS and orphan care practices in Lesotho, and elder care in Ghana. Her book Infected Kin:Orphan Care and AIDS in Lesotho (written with Will McGrath, her husband, and creative non-fiction writer) is based on the research she has conducted in Lesotho since 2007. She has served as advisor to undergraduate students who wish to do field research at TTL, and has been on the Board since 2015. She took over the position of Executive Director in 2019.