Improve the Health of Mother and Child in Nzega

by Christian Education and Development Organization (CEDO)

Summary

The campaign goals is to increase the rate of nutrition and breastfeeding babies exclusively breastfed for at least six months in Nzega Tanzania. Our Specific goal is to provide nutrition education and breastfeed babies exclusively breastfed for at least six months earlier, among young mothers, nurses, volunteers and conducting quarterly meeting to District Nutrition Steering Committee in Nzega District. Project will train 53 on nutrition and breastfeed babies exclusively breastfed.
$100.00
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
2
months active

Challenge

Malnutrition is responsible for over one third of child deaths every year in Tanzania. According to TDHS 2010 bout 130 children die every day from causes related to malnutrition and more than 10 million women are anemic due to iron deficiency; Although Tanzania government make efforts to fight malnutrition; Still mother do not receive proper nutrition and children not breastfed for at least the first six months. The project will affect 53 young mothers from rural area of Nzega Tanzania.

Solution

The project will provide nutrition education and breastfeeding for the first six months, encourage women to breastfeed their children the milk of mother in the first six months. Young mothers, nurses and volunteers are trained in nutrition, breastfeeding the children the milk of mother in the first six months. The nutrition care & support for children & pregnant, and breastfeeding women, including those with HIV, AIDS, TB and other chronic conductions such as diabetes and hypertension.

Long-Term Impact

The project will educate 53 young mothers to help them to get the best nutrition and breastfeed babies exclusively breastfed for at least six months earlier. This will help to improve the health of mother and child and reduce child and maternal deaths in Nzega Tanzania.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.envaya.org/​CEDO/​News

Organization Information

Christian Education and Development Organization (CEDO)

Location: Nzega, Tanzania - Tanzania, United Republic of
Website: http:/​/​www.envaya.org/​CEDO/​News
Project Leader:
Japhet Aloyce Kalegeya
Nzega, Tanzania Tanzania, United Republic of

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