Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, what kid doesn’t love that! The savory taste of the peanut butter mixed with the sweetness of jelly makes for the perfect treat. Unfortunately many children in developing countries have never been given the chance to experience this childhood favorite.
Therapeutic Nut Spread is a high protein, peanut-based paste, very similar to peanut butter that can revive a child suffering from malnutrition. Malnutrition, caused by such things as poverty and crop failure can severely compromise a child’s chances at survival.
Plumpy Nut has revolutionized the aid community’s ability to address the issue of malnutrition by placing the care of children back into the hands of a child’s mother or immediate family member. Once a child has been brought back from the brink of severe malnutrition, UNICEF doctors and nutrition specialists will give mothers a supply of Plumpy Nut to feed to her child