Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers

 
$2,460
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  • Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers has received 30 donations
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  • Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers posted a progress report
    Final Report
    By - Merry Fredrick - Executive Director
    Throughout 2011 Self-Help has provided QPM porridge to 600 children in Nicaragua in an effort to allievate malnutirtion.  Each week the corn porridge was delivered to 13 daycare centers where children 6 months to 5 years attended preschool.  This setting allowed us to easily feed the children each...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $2,460 from an original funding goal of $20,000!
    • 3 years ago
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  • Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers posted a progress report
    12 Healthy Pre-schoolers Graduate!
    By - Alexandra Salas and Mary Foy - Project Officer and Development Specialist
    12 Healthy Pre-Schoolers Graduate!  December 9, 2011 was an exciting day for 12 five year olds and their parents in Los Chiles, Nicaragua. Parents and teachers proudly watched the pre-school graduates march to the front of the room, receive  diploma’s and bask in their accomplishments.  “Some of...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers posted a progress report
    Nataly Gains Weight and Energy
    By - Mary Foy, Alexandra Montiel Salas - Coordinator, Development and Marketing
    Nataly Gains Weight and Energy Nataly’s mother brought Nataly to the Cico Bodegon (daycare and feeding center) in Las Azucenas, Nicaragua in May of 2010. She was worried about the toll that constant hunger was having on her daughters, especially her 4 month old, Nataly.  Nataly de los Angeles Castellon Garcia was...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers posted a progress report
    Remembering the past
    By - Merry Fredrick - Executive Director
    In May I traveled to Nicaragua with the president of Self-Help’s board. We spent special time at the children’s feeding centers where we provide nutritious porridge with vitamins to alleviate malnutrition. During one of the visits the president noticed one little girl who stood out from the rest. She sat in a...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers has received 22 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers posted a progress report
    Dina's Story
    By - Ally Kwikkel;Alexandra Montiel Salas - Development Director; Nicaragua Project Assitant
    Dina Gómez Gutiérrez Rochely was being treated repeatedly at a Health Center in Cruz Verde, Nicaragua for malnutrition and low hemoglobin test numbers. Even after months of treatment doctors were seeing little progress in Dina's overall health. Dina began attending CICO, a preschool located...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers posted a progress report
    Children Making Healthy Progress
    By - Merry Fredrick - Executive Director
    Undernourished pregnant mothers deliver undernourished infants who are immediately at a disadvantage.  Poverty breeds poverty, and lack of food and insufficient diets challenges any society.  Self-Help, through its children's feeding program, is seeing positive signs to these otherwise...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers posted a progress report
    30 de Mayo Finished!
    By - Ally Kwikkel - Director of Development and Marketing
    After much hard work and battling through a very rainy few months, construction has been completed for the 30 de Mayo Daycare. Thanks to some very generous donations from board members and anonymous donors the daycare center is ready to accommodate 50 children ages 6 months to 6 years 5 days a week. Meals made of Quality...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers posted a progress report
    Progress at the Children's Daycare Center
    By - Merry Fredrick - Executive Director
    Self-Help is grateful to the donors who are making it possible for us to begin construction of the daycare center in El 30 de Mayo, Nicaragua, as seen below. It is our goal to have enough financial support to complete the building and provide meals and supplies for the children. With continued donations we will also be able...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers posted a progress report
    #4441 Feed 109 Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers
    By - Merry Fredrick - Executive Director
    Self-Help is working hard with the Ministry of Family to see that these youngsters have a chance for a better life through better nutrition. Currently they attend pre-school twice a week. The children's schools are a private house (shack) and a 10 x14 foot wooden building that has no windows. We are making steady...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers has received 11 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Merry Fredrick

Executive Director
Waverly, Iowa United States

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