INMED a Finalist for International Sustainability Prize

STERLING, VA (October 14, 2019): INMED Partnerships for Children has been selected as one of three finalists in the food category for the prestigious Zayed Sustainability Prize 2020 for its international aquaponics program. This annual international prize rewards the achievements of those who are driving impactful, innovative, and inspiring sustainability solutions to address pressing international development challenges.

The food security challenge INMED addresses through aquaponics lies at the very heart of the organization’s mission to build pathways for vulnerable children, families, and communities to achieve well-being and self-reliance. “The stress of living in poverty and struggling daily to obtain enough food means that children in the low-resource communities INMED serves often do not get the nutrients they need to feed their growing bodies and brains, leading to high rates of malnutrition, developmental stunting and preventable disease,” notes INMED Founder and CEO Dr.… Read the rest...

INMED Aquaponics in Peru

Our team at INMED Andes is cultivating a new generation of agribusinesses in Pucallpa, Peru. INMED Aquaponics was center stage at a recent workshop on entrepreneurship and family business at the National Intercultural University of the Amazon in Ucayali. Specialists from the Ministry of Agriculture and regional agriculture department joined our aquaponics experts to promote investment in inclusive rural ventures. INMED has been leveraging the power of aquaponics to generate sustainable incomes and strengthen economic development in distressed communities around the world for nearly a decade.… Read the rest...

International Day of the Midwife on May 5th

Did you know that Sunday is the International Day of the Midwife? For more than 30 years, INMED has empowered women to become volunteer health agents in their communities. Many have gone on to become midwives as a result. This is one of the many pathways INMED creates to help children get a healthy start in life and their families to achieve wellbeing and self-reliance. Learn more at https://inmed.org/what-we-do/health-and-nutrition/community-health-worker-training/Read the rest...