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May 5, 2015 all-day
18th Container of RUTF Heads For Chad!
Vessel: Maersk Pittsburgh 1505 (Track our shipment movement here!)
900 boxes of RUTF are on their way via shipping container to the country of Chad. The shipment will arrive in N’Djamena approximately Aug.3/15
Chad Quick Facts:
- The global acute malnutrition rate for children under age of 5 in 9 of the Sahel regions of Chad is above the World Health Organization’s emergency threshold of 15%.
- In Wadi Fira, the rate is one of the most critical in the country, at just over 21%.
- UNICEF estimates that more than 127,000 children in Chad will be affected by Severe Acute Malnutrition this year.
- Info courtesy: www.unicef.org
Would you like to be a part of the next 900 boxes of life-saving Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food? Please donate today!