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Producing Medika Mamba RUTF is the first step in saving a starving child.

MFK’s Nurse Educator visits over a dozen clinics where children are treated for severe acute malnutrition. For most of them, Medika Mamba is their only chance at a future.

As each child is assessed, mothers learn about nutrition and how to keep their families healthy. The mothers then bring their children home with Medika Mamba, and return each week for 6-8 weeks. During this time, most children are completely transformed and recovered.

A first look at a malnutrition clinic – a small building crowded with sick children and their mothers – can be overwhelming.

A closer look shows that these malnourished children CAN have a future. Because of the need and in spite of the barriers, the Meds & Food for Kids team stands committed to saving children’s lives.