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Elimination of Malnutrition among Women & Children

 
$641
$4,859
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Impoverished women and children will have good nutritious meals and help reduce malnutrition in the community. Pregnant women will also deliver healthy babies.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Many children and women in Santrokofi community in Ghana are malnourished due to lack of their inability to afford nutritious meals. The common grown foodstuffs are starchy foods like cassava, yams and plantains with little nutrients and vitamins which the inhabitants are forced to consume in its raw state due to lack of money to buy other nutritious foodstuffs. As a result many women and children fall sick and visit the hospital frequently and sometimes resulting to death.

How will this project solve this problem?

This project will established a small moringa plantation to process moringa powder that would be distributed at the local clinic. The project will also provide moringa seedling to families to plant on their own for family use.

Potential Long Term Impact

To stabilize the the cultivation, processing and consumption of moringa as a self renewable food source to curb the malnutrition affecting women and children in the Santrokofi community of Ghana.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $641

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $641 .  The original project funding goal was $5,500.

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Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Shape Lives Foundation

Santrokofi- Bume, Volta Region, Ghana
http://www.shapelives.org

Project Leader

Alexander Kedje

Santrokofi-Bume, Volta Region Ghana

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