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Infant Malnutrition, Causes and Effect.

Malnutrition is defined as the lack of essential nutrients in the body necessary for growth and development of body tissues. This lack thereof can lead to side effects such as stunted growth, illnesses and early death. Did you know that Malnutrition is a direct or underlying cause of 45 percent of all deaths of under-five …

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Valentine through Faith’s eyes and Destiny’s heart.

Faith has always loved Valentine’s day, it meant lots of gifts for her and the other children at the orphanage. Valentine’s day was always anticipated by the kids as this was the day different people and groups would come to spend time with them and gift them different items, making them feel loved and special. …

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POVERTY AND HUNGER AS IT AFFECTS CHILDREN.

Nigeria is one of many food-deficient countries in Africa, and its alarming hunger statistics are tied with high levels of conflict that have plagued the region surrounding Nigeria for years. Food crisis such as the one in Nigeria causes distressing levels of stunting in children and is correlated with high rates of poverty. This silent …

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HUNGER AND CHILD EDUCATION.

Sadly, hunger impacts a child’s school performance. Research demonstrates that children from families who are not sure where their next meal may come from are more likely to have lower performance in class, among other challenges. Studies show that children from homes that lack consistent access to food are more likely to experience developmental impairments. …

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