Severe Acute Malnutrition and Child Development
The majority of deaths caused by malnutrition are among children under five years old, accounting for around 45% of the deaths in this age group. For those who have severe acute malnutrition repeatedly in early childhood and recover, it can cause lifelong developmental consequences.
Surviving the Drought
As drought and the effects of war impact an already crippled food system in Angola, babies and toddlers fight to survive.
Pain, Strength, and Hope
After asking the question, “What concerns you about going home?” the answer of a 26-year-old mom named Maria stopped me in my tracks. “I’m worried I will go home without my baby,” she said.
Severe Acute Malnutrition: More Than Being Hungry
Severe Acute Malnutrition: More Than Being Hungry Written by Saving Moses Communication’s Coordinator, McKenzie Thompson We see the effects of this disease on babies and toddlers every single day at our malnutrition feeding clinics in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo. We see their hair get lighter and become brittle, their skin begin to […]