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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International Day of World’s Indigenous People

In honor of International Day of the World’s Indigenous People today, INMED Andes is celebrating its latest fish harvest from its aquaponics system at the Bilingual Institute of Yarinacocha in Pucallpa, Peru, which trains teachers to deliver education in indigenous languages.

The fish and produce harvested from the system feeds the teachers’ children who attend the school on campus. The system is now producing surplus harvests to sell for income, such as this gamitana, a popular indigenous species that has been overfished to the point of decimating populations by 90 percent in some areas. The teachers who graduate from the institute will share their knowledge of aquaponics to improve the food security and nutrition of indigenous communities.… Read the rest...

Jamaica and Natural Disasters

Did you know that over the past decade, Jamaica has experienced nine hydro-meteorological natural disaster events causing damage estimated at J$111.8 billion (about U.S.$1.45 billion)? Smallholder farmers are the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change events but lack the education, technology and access to financing to become resilient. INMED’s Increasing Access to Climate-Smart Agriculture program is empowering Jamaica’s farmers and emerging entrepreneurs to launch aquaponics enterprises to strengthen their food security, provide a sustainable income and foster community development. Learn more about this program at https://inmedcaribbean.org.

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