Water brings people together

Water brings people together Water source: Women gather around the shallow well in Apada, South Sudan This World Water Day, we celebrate how a shallow well in South Sudan serves a whole community. “It is a safe space for me and the community — it is a place where we all come together and work

Access to clean water essential in preventing malnutrition

One-year-old Avelino Katende lives with his grandmother Cecília Mariana in the Benguela province of Angola. His mother died when he was only two weeks old and he did not receive the essential nutrition that breast milk provides, especially in the first few months of life.

Emergency assessments show a real need in Angola

Like thousands of children in south-western Angola, 11-year-old Maria Ifikepunhe attends school on an empty stomach most days.

Building on education

Paulino Tchingande is 10 years old and is a fourth-grade student at a school in the farming community of Tchissota in Angola.

A sprinkling of nutrients can change a child’s life

“Somerset West’s main attraction is the high quality of life it offers. Two of the 20 most expensive suburbs in South Africa, Erinvale and Spanish Farm, offer the most discerning buyers some superb property choices. It is rumoured that Somerset West hosts amongst the highest concentration of millionaires per square kilometre in the country.”

Peanuts Pack A Nutritious Punch!

Farmers in South Sudan enjoyed a bumper crop of groundnuts (also known as peanuts, goober, pindar or monkey nuts) this year. They have dried and bagged the surplus and will store them for lean times when they can fetch a good price at the market.

Growing through adversity

Margaret Anite fled the Democratic Republic of Congo for Uganda in 2013 because of a war that threatened her family. Soon after arriving in Uganda her husband mysteriously disappeared, leaving her to look after their seven children. Her sister’s four children were also in her care, so food was constantly scarce and rations from the

The Irrefutable Link Between Food and Education

The value of nutrition starts even before conception, since everything a mother consumes will affect the health of her unborn child. Babies who are malnourished in utero have a higher risk of dying in infancy or being born with cognitive or physical impairments.