Six months into our year-long commitment to Ocean Road Cancer Hospital,the results of the program are visible. Together we have provided 64meals, 3 times a day, every day to the children of Ward III. That's 34,560 meals!The meals consist of locally sourced nutritious foods such as rice,blended porridge, beans and milk powder, along with cooking oil andsugar. Additionally, we hosted a Nutrition Fair, the first of its kind,featuring educational sessions by nutrition experts from thegovernment's Tanzania Food and Nutrition Center. We also provided 1,000pamphlets to provide information and helpful tips on nutrition andhealthy eating for sick children, which were distributed at thehospital. In the second phase of the project, we will start a garden on thehospital grounds, run by the mothers of ward III themselves, which can serve as along-term source of healthy foods for the patients. Mothers and hospital staff alike have excitedly thanked the team for theefforts, not only for filling the children's bellies, but for providingthis access to much-needed nutrition education. They also thank you for your ongoing support! And we thank you too...
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