DRC (Congo) Shipment Arrived!

April 3, 2015 all-day
Dar Es Salaam via World Vision Canada (CMAM)
Democratic Republic of the Congo



Democratic Republic of Congo shipment of RUTF arrives!


Democratic Republic of Congo Shipment Due:

Vessel: Maersk Visby S028

900 boxes of RUTF arrived in Democratic Republic of Congo this week!.  This is the 17th shipping container for Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) that we have shipped to malnourished children in Africa.

Quick Facts:

  • Some 6.3 million people here in Democratic Republic of Congo are food-insecure and half of the children under five years are chronically malnourished.
  • A survey conducted in 2013 showed that, in North Kivu, six people out of ten people are food- insecure, as against three out of ten two years ago.
  • Global Acute Malnutrition Rating (GAM):  11%

Info courtesy: World Food Programme (WFP) & Food & Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Would you like to be a part of the next 900 boxes of life-saving Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food?  Please donate today!