Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo

 
$75,225 $0
Raised Remaining
  • To post you need to login. Don't have an account? Create One.
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo has received 226 donations
    • 2 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $75,225 from an original funding goal of $75,000!
    • 2 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Saving Nico
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    "After eating the Plumpy'Nut, he was walking and talking and his appetite increased," says a young mother in the DR Congo. As you will see in this compelling video from Action Against Hunger (click on the link below), her son, Nico, was not doing well when he first arrived at the health clinic. And yet, because of the...
    • 2 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Changing the world, one life at a time
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    In January, our shipping manager, Andrew (pictured above), helped send out over 3,250 boxes of Plumpy'Nut to the DR Congo. Behind every person is an amazing life story. At the age of 22, Andrew was forced to flee violence in Sierra Leone with two of his sisters. They lived as refugees for over three years before the...
    • 2 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Nourishment & Hope
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    The latest updates coming out of the DR Congo are troubling. The United Nations Office for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported recently that over one million people have been displaced this year. Criminality is on the rise. Tensions persist. Stability is nowhere in sight. Meanwhile, in the midst of these difficult...
    • 2 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo posted a progress report
    10,000 boxes of Plumpy'Nut shipped to the DRC
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    As you can already well imagine, the situation in the DR Congo continues to be uncertain, especially for the many thousands who are struggling to achieve a sense of safety and maintain access to adequate supplies of nutritious food. We just wanted to update you that, from our Providence, Rhode Island factory, we recently...
    • 3 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo has received 328 donations
    • 3 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Tackling severe acute malnutrition in the DR Congo
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    As you are already aware, the DR Congo often falls below the radar of the media's attention, so it's always encouraging to come across a positive story to share with you from this country in the heart of Africa. Today I wanted to share with you a blog post written by Elisabeth Anderson Rapport from Action Against Hunger,...
    • 3 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo posted a progress report
    "Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something."
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    Today I came across the Humanitarian Action Plan 2012 for the Democratic Republic of Congo - which has not yet been translated from French to English. It was developed through a participatory discussion between hundreds of humanitarian organizations and provincial and national authorities. I read that there are populations...
    • 3 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Compelling blog from the DR Congo
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    This morning I read a new blog written by Dr. Chris Bird of Doctors without Borders, which I thought might be of interest to you as well. Dr. Bird is currently working in the DR Congo, and as you will read, before becoming a doctor, Dr. Bird was a journalist - making this a very compelling read. The link to his blog is...
    • 3 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Plumpy'nut's impact in the DR Congo
    By - Heidi Reed - Edesia's Communications Manager
    Today I walked through the Rhode Island warehouse from which the trucks pick up our shipments of Plumpy'nut. Here are some photos of the shipment going to the DR Congo through our NGO partner on the ground - our third delivery to them since 2010. Not just any shipment, but one that is on its way to give...
    • 4 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo has received 340 donations
    • 4 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Thank you!
    By - Marie Wisecup - Communications Manager
    As the global community takes in the devastation in the Horn of Africa we are reminded once more of the fragility of these young lives. By providing the most vulnerable children with the targeted nutrition they need we can reverse the worst cases.Edesia is proud to be a part of the healthy futures of these...
    • 4 years ago
    •  · 
  • Jamie
    Jamie ‎"I can't help everyone. The world's too big," he says with a shrug. "But I've learned I can help someone." David Shirkey ----->
    • 4 years ago
    •  · 
    •  · 
  • Jamie
    Jamie When I hold my angel niece, Sophia, I realize every baby, every where, should be so content, nourished and healthy... That's why buying Plumpy'nut for these sweet, angels feels so darn good! :o)
    • 4 years ago
    •  · 
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Peanuts to Plumpy'nut
    By - Marie Wisecup - Communications Manager
    Thank you for your generous support. Your donation allows us to make life-saving Plumpy'nut and send it to the children who need it most. Check out the photos to meet some of the members of our team as they take peanuts and transform them into Plumpy'nut.  To learn more about our work check us out on Facebook and...
    • 4 years ago
    •  · 
  • Robin Azzopardi
    Robin Azzopardi I made a donation in my nieces and nephew's name for Christmas. I can't wait to give them thier gift so they can learn more about Global Giving!!
    • 5 years ago
    •  · 
    •  · 
    • Marie
      Marie Thank you Robin for sharing the power of saving a life this holiday season.
      • 5 years ago
      •  · 
    • To comment you need to login. Don't have an account? Create One.
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo posted a progress report
    Holiday Update
    By - Marie Wisecup - Communications Manager
    This year 19 million children will be affected with Severe Acute Malnutrition. That is the equivalent of the entire US population of children under five! See how your donation is changing these statistics by watching the video... Thanks to your donations Action Against Hunger is distributing Edesia's life-saving...
    • 5 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo has received 729 donations
    • 5 years ago
    •  · 
  • Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 5 years ago
    •  · 

donate now:

Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?
Support another project run by Edesia, Inc. that needs your help, such as:

Organization

Edesia, Inc.

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

Project Leader

Heidi Reed

Providence, RI United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Provide Plumpy'nut for children in the DR Congo