Meds & Food for Kids is dedicated to saving the lives of Haiti’s malnourished children and other nutritionally vulnerable people.

We accomplish our mission by developing, producing and distributing highly nutritious foods, including the gold-standard Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF). We make our food products in Haiti, using Haitian workers and, whenever possible, Haitian raw materials. Haitians call our RUTF “Medika Mamba” — or “Peanut Butter Medicine” in Creole.

A Plan For Haiti

Treatment

Medika Mamba has a more than 90% success rate of curing malnutrition. Malnutrition in Haiti is the result of a combination of factors, most of which are not addressed by rescue operations and handouts.

Jobs & Training

By providing jobs for Haitian people, we help to break the cycle of poverty that leads to malnutrition. Medika Mamba is made in Cap Haitien, Haiti.

Agriculture

By purchasing raw materials in Haiti and sharing knowledge with farmers about how to improve their crops, we help develop markets and encourage production and growth. MFK agronomists work with farmers, helping to improve the quality of their peanuts and their yield.

Research & Development

MFK engages in research to development to test the efficacy of RUTF products for use in a spectrum of nutritional deficiencies. In addition, MFK works with local farmers and partners to test varieties of peanuts and farming strategies that will help farmers improve yields and produce peanuts free from aflatoxins.
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