Transforming the Lives of Children since 1986

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INMED Partnerships for Children rescues children from the immediate and irreversible harm of disease, hunger, abuse, neglect, violence or instability and prepares them to shape a brighter future for themselves and the next generation. INMED’s vision is to transform the future for generations of children by building continuity of support from infancy to adulthood.

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Happy Birthday Cindy

Happy Birthday, Cindy VanGorder! Cindy is a tireless accountant in INMED’s Finance Department at HQ. She is an invaluable member of our team, and we couldn’t do our important work without her! We hope you’re kicking up your heels on your birthday, Cindy!… Read the rest...

Aquaponics in South Africa

Need a Friday pick-me-up? Just watch this adorable video from Oliver’s Village Early Childhood Development Centre for disadvantaged children in Benoni, South Africa, where INMED installed a school aquaponics system with support from Discovery Health. Children who have access to daily fresh produce and protein grow strong, healthy and full of potential.

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Aquaponics Farming Facts

Did you know that aquaponics farming

  • Produces at least 10 times more crops in the same amount of space as traditional agriculture;
  • Consumes approximately 75% less energy than mechanized agriculture;
  • Uses 80-95% less water than traditional farming methods;
  • Produces its own nutrient-rich water as fertilizer and does not utilize any chemical pesticides;
  • Requires substantially less labor than required by almost all other food production methods;
  • Promotes strategies for adaptation to climate change and natural resource conservation?

In Jamaica, we’re using aquaponics to provide income generation opportunities and food security for small farmers, women and youth, thanks to these generous partners: @IDB.org  @CaribbeanDevelopmentBank @micafjamaica @megjc.gov @radajamaica and @wedoagriculture.… Read the rest...