World nutrition

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Malnutrition that affects children everywhere, can be reduced or eliminated through innovation, communication and education.

  • community organizations
  • need - access to information, training, mobilizers, support
  • experience, success stories
  • resources

CIS2 Community Service Learning project

Search the web for sites that describe solutions to world nutrition issues.

  • childhood malnutrition
  • obesity in poor families
  • food distribution restrictions
  • dietary restriction
  • nutrition and culture
  • access to clean water
  • nutrition education

For example, the Peanut Butter Project is an example of an innovative solution to childhood malnutrition. This program shows that community partnerships can successfully address these problems.

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success stories, projects in progress, results

  • Peanut Butter Project - a revolutionary and inexpensive solution to the childhood malnutrition crisis with production facilities in Malawi and Sierra Leone, two African countries with child mortality rates among the world's highest.
    • similar project in Haiti - narrated slideshow


Nutrition Education

lesson plans, examples of community programs


  • Friends of African Village Libraries