As the pandemic began altering life across the world, physical distancing drastically changed the way we connect. Women comprise nearly 70% of health and social service workers. For mothers working on the frontline of the pandemic, putting themselves at risk to care for their communities comes with the additional challenge of caring for their own families at home.

Press play to watch screen recordings of essential workers
calling their families during bedtime.




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Introduction


II. Breathtaking Air


IV. Sign Language


VI. Song of the Sea

DisplacedI. Displaced from Home


III. Community Cradle


V. Physical Distance

A Lullaby Library





with support from
National Geographic Society
The Tim Hetherington Trust


Photography Hannah Reyes Morales
Audio Rupert Compston
Animations Robertino Zambrano / Kapwa Studios