INMED Launches Bold New Enterprise for Big Social Impact

STERLING, VIRGINIA, USA (February 24, 2021): INMED Partnerships for Children announced today that it is launching the INMED Aquaponics® Social Enterprise (INMED ASE) to address global food security, climate-change adaptation, inclusion, sustainable livelihoods and other intertwined causes of systemic poverty. The purpose of the INMED ASE is to transition historically disadvantaged populations, including people with disabilities, women and youth, from subsistence to commercial (market-based) agricultural production using climate-smart aquaponics to help them become food-secure and economically self-sufficient. Read the press release here.

 

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Feeding bodies, minds and spirits in Johannesburg

INMED South Africa’s Health in Action team distributed a surprise donation of 710 food parcels to children and families struggling with food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Special thanks to Mondelēz International South Africa for donating the parcels and caring for our neighbors in need. Learn more about INMED South Africa’s impactful programs at https://inmed.org.za.   

 

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Family non-profit receives large donation of baby equipment, supplies

 

While one Leesburg nonprofit has decided to close its doors, another local nonprofit plans to carry on its mission.

It Takes a Village, Baby, an organization that has served families in need for six years, has donated its baby equipment and supplies to INMED Opportunity Center in Sterling.

“It Takes a Village, Baby has been a long-time partner with the INMED Opportunity Center and INMED’s Healthy Families Loudoun program,” said Jennifer Lassiter Smith, Director of U.S. Programs for INMED Partnerships for Children in a prepared statement. “When ITAVB made the hard choice to close, it made sense for INMED USA to carry on the legacy and mission of ensuring babies in our region get a healthy start in life.”… Read the rest...