Edesia, Inc.

Edesia's mission is to treat and prevent malnutrition for the world's most vulnerable populations. Our vision is a world in which all people have access to the basic human right of food and nutrition. We are committed to assuring that vulnerable individuals no longer suffer and die needlessly from malnutrition - a completely preventable condition. We treat all children as our own, and produce for them the lifesaving tools they need to overcome malnutrition and thrive. We act now, because the cost of inaction is too great.

Edesia, Inc.
550 Romano Vineyard Way
North Kingstown, RI 02852
United States
(401) 272-5521
http://www.edesianutrition.org
 BRIDGE Number: 1289805364

CEO and Founder

Navyn Salem

Management Team

Navyn Salem, Maria Kasparian, Ronald Yanku, John Bucci, Karen Cooper, Tom Stehl

Board of Directors

Navyn Salem, Maria Kasparian

Project Leaders

Marie Wisecup
Heidi Reed
Karen Cooper
Elizabeth Atalay
Missy Walker

Mission

Edesia's mission is to treat and prevent malnutrition for the world's most vulnerable populations. Our vision is a world in which all people have access to the basic human right of food and nutrition. We are committed to assuring that vulnerable individuals no longer suffer and die needlessly from malnutrition - a completely preventable condition. We treat all children as our own, and produce for them the lifesaving tools they need to overcome malnutrition and thrive. We act now, because the cost of inaction is too great.

Programs

Edesia is a producer of high-quality ready-to-use foods (currently Plumpy'Nut, Plumpy'Sup, Plumpy'doz, and Nutributter) for humanitarian organizations and non-profits. We collaborate on research and development to improve distribution systems and optimize the use of ready-to-use Foods. We also support local producers of ready-to-use foods in the developing world, and engage in educational efforts and direct advocacy to raise the profile of global malnutrition in the United States.

Statistics on Edesia, Inc.

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2014: $22,000,000
  • Annual Budget for 2010: $300,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $22,000,000
  • Other funding sources: Private donations
  • Religious Affiliation: None
   

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