Thank you to our generous donors who are helping the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) improve nutrition for women and children by providing the essential nutrients they need to lead healthy lives.
GAIN is currently working with partners in Kenya to plan a distribution of home nutrition packets - small single-serving packets of 15 micronutrients such as iron, Vitamin A and iodine - in the region. Home nutrition packets are a proven, cost-effective way to fill critical nutrient gaps, particularly for pregnant women, new mothers and young children in the 1,000 day window from pregnancy to a child's second birthday. By simply adding the contents of the packets to meals prepared in the home, children can get the nutrients they need for proper growth and development.
We will be sure to keep you updated with more information as the distribution gets underway in the coming months.
Also, we are thrilled to let you know that we have launched a new campaign - Future Fortified - to raise awareness about the importance of improved nutrition around the world and enable individuals to get involved by investing in sustainable solutions, informing their networks about the issue, and influencing policymakers to make improved nutrition a global priority. We hope you will check it out and let us know what you think!
Thank you for your support and best wishes in the New Year!
Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.
If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.
This project is no longer accepting donations.
Still want to help?
Find another project in
that needs your help.