Empowering Grandmothers to improve nutrition: World Vision's Mamanieva Project in Sierra Leone

A social innovation of engaging grandmothers for improved nutrition of mothers and children. Learn more about World Vision's work with grandmothers here.

Grandmothers play a critical role in family and community life in societies all around the world, especially in caring for young children and advising and educating younger women on all aspects of family well-being. Empowering grandmothers; enhancing communication between grandmothers, younger women and men; and strengthening the role of grandmother groups can also contribute to increased understanding and social cohesion within families and communities, as well as improved family and community health and well-being.