Malnutrition Prevention through Food Fortification

$305 $42,712
Raised Remaining


To support the local production of fortified children’s food for pregnant and lactating women and children under five in Zambia's rural and peri-urban areas.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

In Zambia, most children born in the rural and peri-urban compounds have fallen prey to malnutrition. The leading factors are that Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) of lactating mothers is poor and that malnutrition prevention foods are expensive.

How will this project solve this problem?

The project will target pregnant and lactating mothers to be taught in local food preparation.

Potential Long Term Impact

The project will 'Reduce by two thirds the mortality rate among 200 children under five annually.'

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $305

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 $305 .  The original project funding goal was $43,017.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).

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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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Project Leader

Philemon K.M. Chuma

Project Coordinator
Lusaka, Lusaka Zambia

Where is this project located?

Map of Malnutrition Prevention through Food Fortification
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