A Sustainable Solution To Malnutrition In Cambodia

 
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A Sustainable Solution To Malnutrition In Cambodia

A Sustainable Solution To Malnutrition In Cambodia
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Meeting with the villagers of Prolit

Meeting with the villagers of Prolit
MaD holding a Participatory Rural Appraisal with members of Prolit village, in order to identify problems in the village and work together to find a solution to them (view small | med | large | orig)

The nutritional content of Moringa leaves

The nutritional content of Moringa leaves
The leaves of Moringa Oleifera are one of the most nutritious foods in the world. In this chart some of their nutritional content are compared gram-for-gram to other foods (Source: Trees for Life, www.treesforlife.org) (view small | med | large | orig)

Child from Prolit Village

Child from Prolit Village
Malnutrition is widespread throughout the village (view small | med | large | orig)

Child from Prolit village2

Child from Prolit village2
Children are the segment of the population which suffer the most from malnutrition: causing them to be underweight, stunted and/or wasted (view small | med | large | orig)

Child from Prolit village 3

Child from Prolit village 3
Malnutrition affects children's health in many ways, and is one of the most important factors behind Cambodia's exceptionally high under-5 mortality rate: 1 in 12 Cambodian children will not reach their 5th birthday (view small | med | large | orig)

Mother and child from Prolit

Mother and child from Prolit
Educating mothers about nutrition, as this project will do, has been proven to be one of the most effective ways to combat malnutrition amongst young children at the household level (view small | med | large | orig)

MaD's first batch of amaranth and Moringa

MaD's first batch of amaranth and Moringa
These were planted in July (view small | med | large | orig)

Nun & Trop with our Miracle Trees

Nun & Trop with our Miracle Trees
Nun & Trop, the maestros on our organic farm, with the second batch of Moringas (view small | med | large | orig)

Our Moringa trees in August

Our Moringa trees in August
Our 'Miracle Trees' are growing well on our farm now: an amazing amount of leaf growth! (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Project Leader

Phil Starling

Mr
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Where is this project located?

Map of A Sustainable Solution To Malnutrition In Cambodia