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Please help someone fill my shoes

I first learned about Developing Indigenous Resources (DIR) during the early years of my medical residency at a public hospital in Contra Costa, California. Dr. Fredrick Shaw (Founder & CEO) was kind enough to meet with me, and I quickly knew that DIR’s focus on public health, education and social change would fit my passions and interests.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 61 million Indian children suffer “stunted” growth due to malnutrition in early development. Aside from small physical stature, stunting is linked to cognitive impairment, difficulty in school, reduced economic opportunities in adulthood and reduced maternal reproductive health.

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DIR expands it reach through Global Giving website

Raising awareness – and indeed funds – is a continuous challenge for a small NGO like Developing Indigenous Resources (DIR). In early 2013, the US Board agreed on the need to expand our activities in these areas, and to explore new avenues and tools including online fundraising sites that would allow us to reach a broader network.

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Global Giving campaign

THE CHALLENGE: To help DIR replicate these successes, please join other supporters through our Global Giving campaign.

Message from DIR’s Founder and CEO

Welcome to the NEW DIR website, and a special welcome to the readers who are visiting to see photos and read stories of what their donations have allowed us to accomplish.

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