Final update: June 13, 2014
As our previous posts have related, nutrition in Kenya is a challenge: deficiencies in important vitamins and other micronutrients are high, with nearly 70% of children under five anemic and few nutritious products affordable and available to lower-income consumers.
GAIN’s distribution of home nutrition packets containing a micronutrient-rich powder began in 2012, as a part of the first phase of a nation-wide campaign led by the Government of Kenya to reach 2.1 million children. With support through Global Giving and others, GAIN has made significant progress in fighting undernutrition in Kenya. Recent accomplishments include:
Our thanks to everyone who supported this effort!
Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.
If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.