“My child was small. Now she is like a double child from the one I had. Now I can hold her and play with her.”
Mother of child in the Medika Mamba program.
“Medika Mamba has done big things for the poor here. Children—and I have witnessed it with my own eyes—make rapid recoveries.”
Miss Marie Fleurese Gourges, Head Pediatric Nurse at Hôpital Universitaire Justinien, the second largest public hospital in Haiti and an MFK implementing partner.
“I have rarely been as impressed with the vision, energy and results of a project as I have been with MFK and the work of Dr. Patricia Wolff. MFK touches the lives of so many children in such an innovative way using natural resources that are indigenous to the area. It is miraculous.”
Dr. Thomas Pearson, Director of Christian World Relief,
a financial supporter of MFK since 2005.
“We are good farmers here in Haiti, and we have good land. But all we know is what our grandfathers and their grandfathers knew. Sometimes all we need is some new knowledge—so thank you for coming.”
Haitian farmer who benefits from the capacity building sponsored by MFK
and carried out by peanut scientists at the University of Georgia.
“The clear advantages of Medika Mamba, combined with a distressingly high number of hospital admissions, led HAS [Hôpital Albert Schweitzer] to decide to provide all severely malnourished children with Medika Mamba, beginning during the last few days of hospitalization and continuing for up to eight weeks at home.”
Report on the Emergency Malnutrition Program (August, 2008)
from Hôpital Albert Schweitzer, one of Haiti’s preeminent healthcare providers
“You realize how absolutely blessed you are by the fate of your soul coming down the chute in the United States of America. You wonder: Why did this happen to me and not to them?”
MFK Executive Director, Dr. Patricia Wolff, as quoted in a CNN article titled “As Children Starve, World Struggles for Solution”, in reference to her experiences working in Haiti.
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