Female Empowerment

Success Story - A Family Saved from Dismantling

In a powerful testament to the force of knowledge and empowerment, mother-of-six, Workinesh Teka, details how with support from Growth through Nutrition, she transformed her family from a nutritionally vulnerable household to a thriving family unit, and how her children now consume a diversified diet of vegetables and animal products. She learned negotiation skills, and in doing so, built a stronger relationship with her husband, keeping the family from breaking apart. 

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Meskerem Jisso – Growth Through Nutrition Small Grant Awardee Profile

Growth Through Nutrition sponsors local researchers in the field of nutrition through its Small Grants Program. From a group of forty candidates who submitted an array of research topics, a team evaluated and ranked the applications using the learning agenda priority themes criteria.

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