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Gauteng food banks remain empty

December 3, 2018
News  

Amost half-a-million Gauteng beneficiaries reliant on feeding schemes under the suspended provincial food bank programme, having already gone hungry for four months, are now facing a bleak Christmas.

Grow Great Campaign aims to stop stunting

November 8, 2018
News  

One in five South African children under the age of five suffer from stunting.This is according to the recent South African Demographic and Health Survey that found that stunted children suffer delayed growth and their brains don’t develop as they should.

Thousands go hungry after mismanagement of food relief

September 3, 2018
News  

While the Gauteng government investigates corruption in the running of its food banks, those who rely on these banks are going hungry.

Who stands for stunted kids and obese adults?

May 22, 2017
News  

Stunted kids grow into fat adults, indicative of a nutritional crisis government does not know how to address. Are there no champions for NCDs because they mostly affect women, the old and fat?

Supersized South Africa

May 16, 2017
News  

Fat adults and stunted toddlers – the impact of South Africans’ poor diet is reverberating around the country