Health in Action Garden

Students at the Ben Nyathi Primary School in Port Elizabeth, South Africa are enjoying bountiful harvests from their Health in Action garden. They sold carrots to buy more seeds to plant and donated the rest of the produce to the school’s meals program. INMED’s Health in Action program with the Mondelēz International Foundation is inspiring lifelong eating habits and healthy lifestyles among more than 100,000 children in 116 schools in disadvantaged communities of Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth. Learn more about the great work our INMED South Africa team is doing at https://inmed.org/where-we-work/south-africa/.

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World Soil Day

Today is World Soil Day! Healthy soil yields healthy produce, which leads to healthy children. In Petrolina, Brazil, our Crescer Saudável (Growing Healthy) program is teaching preschoolers the joy of getting their hands dirty in the garden to grow nutritious vegetables for their school meals. Check out these photos of our latest project to create a garden reusing colorful recycled plastic bottles and old tires at the Hildete Lustosa School.

Crescer Saudável is a 3-year partnership with the Monsanto Fund to improve food security and nutrition for young children and their families. Our team in Brazil is planting vegetable gardens at 125 preschools, as well as providing nutrition education for children and resources for mothers, teachers, food preparers and local health professionals to help encourage long-term healthy eating habits.… Read the rest...