Health
 Ghana
Project #6986

Improve nutrition among 5000 chidren in Ghana

by Together Ghana

Summary

The project will reduce micro nutrient deficiencies and anemia among Children under five years (CU5) and women of reproductive age. Project will lead to improve maternal and child health in Ghana.
$30.00
total raised
2
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

Iron-deficiency anemia is a major threat to maternal health,65% of pregnant women, 59% of lactating mothers, 71% of school-age children and 84% of preschool children were found to be anemic according to the baseline study on prevalence and etiology of anemia conducted in 1995 (GHS,1995). Out of the 1210 people who reported anemia case in Nkwata Hospital in the project area as per 2008 monthly out-patients morbidity returns, 32% are under 5years and 25% are women of childbearing age.

Solution

Increased knowledge of nutrition literacy skills. Increased intake of nutritious complementary food for infants above 6 months. Reduced micro nutrient deficiencies and nutritional anemia among Children under five years and women of reproductive age.

Long-Term Impact

The communities will have increase knowledge on good nutritional practices. Finally the communities will have improved maternal and child health condition.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.togetherghana.org

Organization Information

Together Ghana

Location: Hohoe, Volta Region - Ghana
Project Leader:
Noah Dumahasi
Deputy Director
Hohoe, Volta Ghana

Funded Project!

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

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