Footsteps

A magazine providing practical information to bring about positive change

About Footsteps

Footsteps magazine provides practical information to bring about positive change. It is published three times a year in four languages – English, French, Portuguese and Spanish

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Abdisa Kasim demonstrates how to wash hands at Shashamene Referral Hospital, Oromia Region, Ethiopia. Photo: Will Boase Photography

Footsteps 97 - Hygiene and sanitation

Clean water and safe sanitation improve everyone’s health and opportunities in life. This issue includes practical tips on hand washing, soap making and what really works when helping people to change their habits.

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An outreach worker from World Concern Laos running a workshop to raise awareness about human trafficking. Photo: Ralph Hodgson/Tearfund

Footsteps 96 - Human trafficking

We know that human trafficking happens all over the world. You may live in a region where you see its effects clearly every day or it may be more of a hidden problem.

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Around the world many people rely on poultry meat and eggs to provide essential nutrients for a healthy diet. Photo: Peter Caton/Tearfund

Footsteps 95 - Poultry keeping

Across the world many people depend on poultry keeping for their food and their livelihoods. We have included articles on nutrition and food safety, chicken health and some ideas on how to make money from your birds.

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A teenager in Nepal prepares Pumba, a local fried food. Photo: Ralph Hodgson/Tearfund

Footsteps 94

VALUING FOOD

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Self-help group members pass their savings to the group leader during a weekly meeting. Photo: Cally Spittle/Tearfund

Footsteps 93

MOBILISING LOCAL RESOURCES

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Many of the areas with high levels of violence are also poor, like this community in the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa. Photo: Sarah Newnham/Tearfund

Footsteps 92

CONFLICT AND PEACE

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A nurse checks the baby’s heartbeat. Photo: Richard Hanson/Tearfund

Footsteps 91

MATERNAL HEALTH

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Rosa Mariano, an active Life Team member from Zambezia Province, greets her neighbours. Photo: Rebecca J Vander Meulen

Footsteps 90

LIFELONG LEARNING

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A number of issues have also been produced in Chinese, Bangla, Burmese and Hindi

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