Why Are 3.5 Million Children Dying Every Year from Severe Acute Malnutrition?

    Global hunger affects 1 billion people each year. Severe Acute Malnutrition, known as the “immediate killer”, will very likely take the lives of 19 million children this year. In 2013, at least 3.5 million children died from malnourishment. That is an average of over 9,500 deaths a day—400 an hour. It’s the equivalent […]

Learning The Meaning of Giving

  By Whitney Leets   Horrific statistics—we hear them every day. It’s not every day when you can be a force against one of the worst global statistics in existence. Nearly 20 million children around the world suffer from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM), and it contributes to the death of more than 3.5 million children […]

"How Locally Made RUTFs Are Saving an Entire Country"

    If you found out that every day this year, 11,551 children died as a result of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM), would you be shocked to tears?  If you found out that this horrific problem had a solution would you do everything within your power to bring that solution to reality? That’s exactly what […]

Tears of Sadness, Tears of Joy (Haley’s Story)

    “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.” –Jeremiah 29:11   I’m a 25 year-old, single young woman boarding a plane to live in Africa for a year by myself. Am […]

CHILDREN EAT LAST AMIDST FAMINE

      “Tlala e lala tlas’a sesiu”— “Famine sleeps under the basket used for grain.” The people of Malawi, Africa know famine, poverty, and death, all too well. The years 2002, 2005, 2007, 2012 and 2013 have all brought life-ending food shortages to the region. Life expectancy is only 50 years and over half the […]

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