Kyrgyz Portrait: Mother Heroine

MotherHeroineA Village Health Committee Member from Chui, proudly displaying her Medal of the Order of Maternal Glory – a medal given to women in the Soviet Union who raised more than 10 children. The other medal is for her service to the Kyrgyz Education system. She now volunteers full time providing information on healthcare, childbirth, and childhood development to the people of her village.

 

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