Project Healthy Children

Children in Nepal, who have been supplied with nutritionally-fortified food with the assistance of Project Healthy Children (Image: Project Healthy Children)

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Project Healthy Children works with governments in developing countries to fortify staple foods such as flour, sugar, rice and oil with vitamins and minerals.

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Promising Top Charity

Project Healthy Children is one of our Top Charities. Your donation to Project Healthy Children is likely to have a high impact.

Impact Summary

  • Cost Effectiveness: 5/5
  • Robustness of Evidence: 2/5
  • Track Record: 2.5/5
  • Room for More Funding: Yes
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Cause Impact

  • Importance: 5/5
  • Tractability: 3/5
  • Neglectedness: 0.5/5
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Fast Facts

  • The body needs micronutrients like vitamins, iodine, and iron to function. Micronutrient deficiencies can lead to various health problems and may lead to serious cognitive impairment.
  • Millions of people are at risk of micronutrient deficiency worldwide
  • By providing technical assistance to Governments in fortifying staple foods, Project Healthy Children helps to avert malnutrition and micronutrient deficiency for around 5 cents / person / year