Edesia, Inc.

Edesia's mission is to treat and prevent malnutrition for the world's most vulnerable children; our vision is a world in which all people have access to the basic human right of food and nutrition. We are committed to assuring that vulnerable individuals no longer suffer and die needlessly from malnutrition - a completely preventable condition. We treat all children as our own, and produce for them the lifesaving tools they need to overcome malnutrition and thrive. We act now, because the cost of inaction is too great.
Aug 9, 2011

A sneak peak at Plumpy'nut production

Preparing the peanuts, milk powder and sugar.
Preparing the peanuts, milk powder and sugar.

Thank you all for the overwhelming support. Thanks to your generous donations our dedicated production team has been working around the clock, including weekend shifts, to make more of the life-saving Plumpy'nut needed in East Africa. Here are some photos from today's second shift that we wanted to share with our Global Giving community. We will continue to post updates and relevant reports on our facebook page so be sure to check it out. Thank you!

From the factory floor to the container
From the factory floor to the container
Filling boxes- from our hands to the children
Filling boxes- from our hands to the children's

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Jul 18, 2011

Thank you!

Keeping our machines running to save lives
Keeping our machines running to save lives

As the global community takes in the devastation in the Horn of Africa we are reminded once more of the fragility of these young lives. By providing the most vulnerable children with the targeted nutrition they need we can reverse the worst cases.Edesia is proud to be a part of the healthy futures of these children. But we cannot accomplish this without your support.

You- as a member of the Global Giving community - have allowed us to continue to respond to the needs of the most vulnerable children around the world. 

Thank you.

Plumpy
Plumpy'nut - providing healthy futures

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Jul 18, 2011

Bringing the Nutrition to the Children

Supplementary
Supplementary'Plumpy waiting for shipment in RI

Haiti may no longer be in the spotlight but there are still many needs to be addressed. Edesia continues to support its partners throught supply of ready-to-use foods that provide the most vulnerable children with the specific nutritional support they need to thrive. 

But we do not do this alone. You -  a member of the Global Giving community - play a key role in helping us to accomplish this goal. 

Thank you for your continued support of our work.

Diagnosing Malnutrition - an essential step
Diagnosing Malnutrition - an essential step

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