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Cooking Demonstration - Action Against Hunger

“I do this work because I love children.” Meet nutritionist Gelaye Bekele

Gelaye giving a cooking demonstration at the IDP camp. Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger In a camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Guchi, Ethiopia, Gelaye Bekele is leading a cooking demonstration. She prepares a soup using spinach, potatoes and a little butter, explaining the nutritional benefits of the different ingredients and how […]

Recovery from malnutrition - Action Against Hunger

How a Community Health Approach helped Nazanin Recover from Malnutrition

A healthcare worker assesses a child’s nutrition status using a MUAC band. Photo credit: Action Against Hunger, Afghanistan. Nazanin was 17 months old when her health took a rapid turn for the worse. She became feverish, stopped eating and suffered from frequent diarrhea. “I tried to give my daughter some medication I had with me, […]