Celebrating National Youth Day with Break Time Buddies

31-year-old Dineo Mothoa from Diepsloot and 25-year-old Siphosethu Molo from the Eastern Cape are just two of the highly motivated young people in INMED South Africa’s the Break Time Buddies programme. They are changing the lives of hundreds of young school children.

Break Time Buddies is a component of the school-based Health In Action programme, which was first introduced in Brazil by INMED Partnerships for Children in 2010 to provide nutrition and healthy lifestyles education for children, teachers, food preparers and parents in disadvantaged communities. The program has impacted 450 000 children in more than 1 000 schools in Brazil across its three phases.… Read the rest...

A Tribute to Jim Rutherford

Jim Rutherford

We are saddened to announce the passing of one of our longest-serving board members, Jim Rutherford. We all loved Jim personally, and he gave so much to INMED. He was a man of few words, but when he spoke his words were full of wisdom (and a little humor!). Jim was a quiet but deeply involved champion for children without a voice—at home and around the world.

A successful financial management executive, Jim built a long and accomplished career at Barrett Associates Inc. (now Barrett Asset Management), where he worked for over 30 years as an investment counselor and partner, eventually becoming vice chairman and president.… Read the rest...