Meds & Food For Kids logo

School Feedings

In Haiti, there are no school lunch programs.

Many children in Haiti go to school hungry, and as a result their ability to learn is negatively impacted. Educational gaps like this impact tomorrow’s doctors, teachers, and leaders, and their communities.

In 2009, Meds & Food for Kids was asked by the Haitian Ministry of Health to produce a supplemental food for school children to alleviate this problem. MFK is the sole producer of Vita Mamba, a supplement for children between the ages of 4 and 14 that reduces the risk of malnutrition and anemia. For many of the children attending MFK’s partner schools, Vita Mamba is their only source of nutrition each day.

So far, we have treated over 155,000 school children with Vita Mamba. Research has shown that the supplemental food improves classroom engagement, school performance, and improves nutritional health for children.

Your donation can save a life.