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LifeNet Founder Michael Spraggins recently published “An Unexpected Gift of the Recession” in the Tugboat Institute's Evergreen Journal. Spraggins' article chronicles his unexpected journey to founding LifeNet International, beginning with the difficulties his business, Spraggins, Inc., faced during the Great Recession. Read the full article here on the...

  LifeNet Executive Director Stefanie Weiland published “Local Partnerships & Increased Impact” in Philanthropy Journal in May 2018. Weiland’s article addresses the high-impact potential of asset-based development, highlighting the invaluable knowledge and insight local partners possess. Drawing on her work with LifeNet, Weiland shares four essential lessons that can...

LifeNet Executive Director Stefanie Weiland published “Compassionate Care for Everyone” on the UN Foundation’s Global Moms Challenge blog in January 2017. Weiland’s article addresses the need for compassionate healthcare for all people, especially for women who are pregnant and giving birth. Unfortunately, compassionate care is often low...

LifeNet Executive Director Stefanie Weiland published “Helping Babies Breathe in sub-Saharan Africa” on the UN Foundation’s Global Moms Challenge blog in December 2017. Weiland’s article addresses the crisis of preventable newborn deaths due to birth asphyxia and describes LifeNet’s efforts to reduce preventable deaths through...