12 million children under the age of 5 die of malnutrition each year. Malnutrition, a gateway condition for many more serious diseases, is 100% treatable. Roughly 60% of children aged 6-months to 6-years in and around our rural feeding centers suffer from malnutrition. Effects of malnutrition in children, stunted growth, orange-tinted hair, patchy hair growth or general lethargy, are evident in the communities
Vitamin D-3 100% Pantothenic Acid 50% Phosphorus 20%
* $24 provides vitamins for 6 children 5x a week for a year
* $60 purchases QPM AND vitamins for one child for an entire year
* $2,100 buys vitamins for every child for one year that Self-Help serves
in Ghana or Nicaragua
Self-Help is an international development organization based in Waverly, Iowa dedicated to helping people help themselves. Since 1959, it has helped tens of thousands of the world's poorest people win the battle with hunger, malnutrition and poverty.