Preventing stunting in children

By |2020-01-16T11:36:30+02:00August 26th, 2019|Feeding Schemes, Fortified Food, School Feeding|

What is stunting? Stunting is the reduced growth and development of children because of inadequate nutrition, frequent infection, and lack of playing, socialising, and learning. According to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Child Growth Standards median, children are stunted when their height is low in relation to their age. Stunting in the early years of [...]

Remarkable Results in Zambia – School Feeding Scheme in Zambia

By |2020-01-16T11:36:31+02:00April 29th, 2019|Feeding Schemes, Fortified Food, School Feeding|

 Like many countries in Africa, Zambia is a poverty-stricken nation. According to the Borgen Project, a non-profit organisation that addresses poverty and hunger in poor nations such as Zambia, 60% of the Zambian population live below the poverty line, with 42% being classified as extremely poor. This figure is worse in rural Zambia, where [...]

What is a feeding scheme and how does it help learners and schools?

By |2020-01-16T11:36:31+02:00April 5th, 2019|Feeding Schemes, Fortified Food, School Feeding|

  In a developing country such as South Africa, where poverty is not only rife, but also among the highest in the world, people inevitably go hungry. According to the World Bank, from a list of 149 countries, South Africa has the highest inequality in the world, with a score of 63 out of 100 [...]

Feeding Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women and Children Under 5

By |2020-01-16T11:36:31+02:00December 14th, 2017|GMOs, Mageu, Minerals, Products, School Feeding, Staff Health, Vitamins|

Section One: Addressing the NEED Africa has a NEED to provide nutrition for its people who are: Malnourished children under the age of 5 years who have stunted growth as a result; and Pregnant and breast-feeding mothers who are nutrient deficient. Commonly stated key statistics of malnutrition prevalence in Zambia (Unicef, 2007): Incidence of [...]

Food For Staff & Schools: Interview with Pride & Purpose’s David Khoza

By |2020-01-16T11:36:32+02:00October 23rd, 2017|Fortified Food, School Feeding, Staff Health, Videos|

Pride & Purpose is a non-profit organisation, in partnership with Virgin Unite, whose purpose is to support local communities that lack basic needs such as access to food, clean water, and health services. So far, Pride & Purpose has provided approximately 5000 people with access to clean water, provided education facilities to 3000 [...]