Maria Mucha Vargas holds her newborn grand-daughter who was born at the CARE-supported Center De Salud in Tambo, Peru is a success story for CARE. Ninety-four percent of the people in the community now use the clinic and, since the introduction of CARE's Femme Project for maternal health, infant deaths have dropped dramatically.

Learn more about CARE's work helping mothers, babies and children survive this Mother's Day: 

Photo: 2006 Jessica Wunderlich/CARE