Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa

 
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has received 1 donation
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has received 377 donations
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $333,778 from an original funding goal of $330,000!
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa posted a progress report
    Thank you
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    I am writing today to share the news that, thanks to you, our project has been fully funded. Your generosity helped us reach more children in danger of losing their lives to severe acute malnutrition in the Horn of Africa. We wish we could say the malnutrition crisis was over for all the world's children, but the harsh...
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa posted a progress report
    Your helping hands ...
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    As the year 2013 comes to an end, and as our project nears its funding goal, I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your incredible outpouring of support, which has humbled all of us at Edesia. I also wanted to share with you what our nonprofit factory in Providence, Rhode Island has achieved on behalf of severely...
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa posted a progress report
    Horn of Africa update
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    Yesterday was World Humanitarian Day. It is a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. Since the summer of 2011, we have been sending thousands of boxes of Plumpy'Nut to the Horn of Africa region. Even though we don't know all of their names, we are so grateful to all of the...
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has received 879 donations
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa posted a progress report
    Plumpy'Nut on its way to Ethiopia
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    I just wanted to send a brief update - from our Providence, Rhode Island factory - to let you know that 48,000 boxes of Plumpy'Nut are to be shipped from our warehouse to Ethiopia from now until October. This is enough of our peanut-based, therapeutic food to reach as many as 48,000 children suffering from severe acute...
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa posted a progress report
    Pink-Cheeked and Healthy in Somalia
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    "Since she started eating the peanut paste, she has improved." Nimon Ahmed, Nadjma's mother In January 2013, from our Providence, Rhode Island facility, we made well over 1,000,000 pounds of peanut-based, nutritious Ready-to-Use Food to treat or prevent childhood malnutrition all over the world. From our side, this looks...
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa posted a progress report
    UNICEF video update from Somalia
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    "The situation was very bad ... If these children did not get immediate help, they would have died. We are thankful and appreciate the assistance that came through to help the children. Although there is need of continuous support so that these children do not get sick again." Aden Mahdi, Program Manager for...
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa posted a progress report
    Update on the Horn of Africa
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    According to the latest update from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the lean season is almost over for most of the Horn of Africa. There are however a few areas in Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia still facing emergency.  Even when the crops are harvested, after the lean...
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    • Eileen
      Eileen I am very grateful for the updates. They are very well done and say "thank you" in the best possible way.
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    • Heidi
      Heidi Thank you Eileen. We appreciate the feedback and are even more grateful for your support.
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    • Sam Lane
      Sam Lane I am very grateful, and thankful to be able to assist in a small way, feeding these precious hungry children in Africa. I was in Africa in 1963/1964, and it has always been a part of me. Thank you again.
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  • Christine
    Christine Hello From Nebraska City NE The First Christian Church, Christ Church an two donors have been fund rasing for you since June we have raised $3,604.00 we will be sending it in the end of August !! mckoslosky@yahoo.com
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    • Heidi
      Heidi Hello Christine! That is such wonderful news. Thank you so much for letting us know. What a great accomplishment and so many malnourished children will be helped as a result. Best wishes from all of us at Edesia.
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has received 1254 donations
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa posted a progress report
    A post from Ethiopia: Plumpy'Nut for Bethlehem
    By - Heidi Reed - Communications Manager
    In April, I had the opportunity to attend a nutrition workshop in Ethiopia, in the heart of the Horn of Africa. It was organized by Nutriset, the inventor of Plumpy'Nut. As part of the experiential learning experience, a group of us visited a maternal/child health clinic in Addis Ababa. It was an opportunity for us to see...
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    • Robyn
      Robyn That Has Made My Day....From my trials and tribulations in my world this is nothing to their world. I'm so pleased to know that my contribution towards Plumpy'Nut is helping someone and how knows where their feet will carry them - hopefully to a beautiful place. My kindest regards, Robyn McLoghlin
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    • Heidi
      Heidi Thank you Robyn for your kind note and for your support. We couldn't achieve these miracles for children like Bethlehem without people like you!
      • 3 years ago
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa posted a progress report
    We could not have helped as many children without you
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    Thanks to you, our GlobalGiving project "Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'nut in Horn of Africa" has surpassed the $250,000 fundraising mark. Everyone at Edesia is so very grateful for the tremendous outpouring of support for the children in the Horn of Africa needlessly suffering from severe acute malnutrition.  You...
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa posted a progress report
    Thank you for your caring
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    Thanks to you, Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'nut in Horn of Africa is now a fully funded project. We are so amazed by your generosity and in awe of the tremendous outpouring of support. With your help, right here in our Providence, Rhode Island factory, Edesia was able to produce much more Plumpy'nut for our distribution...
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa posted a progress report
    Horn of Africa update on ABC News tonight at 10pm ET
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    Dear Friends, Tonight at 10 PM ET, you may be interested to tune in as ABC wraps up their 2011 coverage of the world's most pressing health issues in “Making Life: A Risky Proposition,” a 20/20 Special with Diane Sawyer. The ABC producers alerted us today that the special will include a...
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    • lilong
      lilong The 20/20 segment did not talk about Plumpy Nut being used for the project on the Horn of Africa. Did I miss something? I'm confused about the update.
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    • Heidi
      Heidi Hello - We received word on Friday from ABC that there would be an update on our Horn of Africa project. Although it turned out to be a general update on the "Be the Change, Save a Life" projects. I do apologize for the confusion!
      • 3 years ago
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa posted a progress report
    Sending Plumpy'nut to the Horn of Africa
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    Walking through our factory in Providence, Rhode Island this morning, I stopped to take a photo of where the Plumpy'nut continues to come off the line and get packed into the red and white boxes. The sound the machines make - like a steady drum beat - feels hopeful to me - especially considering the...
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa posted a progress report
    A sneak peak at Plumpy'nut production
    By - Marie Wisecup - Communications Manager
    Thank you all for the overwhelming support. Thanks to your generous donations our dedicated production team has been working around the clock, including weekend shifts, to make more of the life-saving Plumpy'nut needed in East Africa. Here are some photos from today's second shift that we wanted to share with our Global...
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has received 2969 donations
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Lifesaving Plumpy'Nut in Horn of Africa has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Edesia, Inc.

Providence, RI, United States
http://www.edesiaglobal.org

Project Leader

Heidi Reed

Providence, Rhode Island United States

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