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Help us fight malnutrition in Argentina



The future of the central nervous system is determined in the first 14/18 months of life. If during that period the child doesnt receive an adequate amount of nutrients and stimulation, the brain development will be affected with significant risk of suffering mental weakness. The project "Fight against malnutrition" invests all their human and social capital to work on preventin this from happening at different locations in Argentina.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The mayor problems at this locations is the poverty and extreme vulnerability: 24.8% of population under basic needs unsatisfied (NBI),with no drinkable water, no drains, high unemployment and more than seven people per house living in poverty and precarious conditions. So, the general aim is to prevent infant malnutrition, provide assistance for the undernourished children and educate mothers as the main health and care agents of their children.

How will this project solve this problem?

Our challenge is to manage the undernourishment problem, mostly a consequence of the extreme poverty and low education, focusing on the whole problem, with commitment from the whole community and institutional programs. Our essential pillars are: nutritional and pediatric attention, integral stimulation, literary and games workshops, social assistance and family education and promotion.

Potential Long Term Impact

If we start working with the urgent problem but also educating the mother and kids on this matters, in the long term, all the families will be benefitted through the learning of better habits incorporated by the mothers who attend our program. And consequently, the whole community will be positively affected. It is a slow, but efficient way of working with this kind of communities, which have urgently needs to be atended, but also a long future to take care of.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $6,850
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $18,150
Total Funding Goal: $25,000

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Fundacion Caminando Juntos

Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Project Leader

Mercedes Ferreccio

Projects Manager
Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

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