Every day thousands of children die from malnutrition and hunger-related causes. Since 2007, the Save-A-Life program has rescued many malnourished children from joining these statistics. With the help of donors, the program provides nutritional supplements, infant formula, and potentially life-saving medicines in Liberia, Nicaragua, and Haiti. Sometimes the help arrives too late—disease and malnutrition have already claimed a life—but for hundreds of other children, the nutrients give them a chance to survive.
View a brief presentation about the Save-A-Life! program.
In a cocoon of blankets lay the tiniest Liberian baby one of our staff members had ever held. Mercy scarcely tipped the scale over three and a half pounds.
In poverty-stricken parts of the world, the battle for life is real. Too often, malnutrition robs precious lives that God has given. Especially those of innocent children.
Wideline was at the beginning stages of malnutrition when she came to a clinic in Haiti. For many malnourished, this nutrition is a chance to survive.
Abraham was severely undernourished when his mother brought him to the CAM base in Liberia. After our staff prepared nutritional drink mix for him, “Abraham drank eagerly . . . like he was starving,” reported a CAM staff member in Liberia. Desperate mothers frequently...
Twenty-one-month-old Rose’s body was swollen from malnutrition. Her mother, afraid Rose might die, brought her to a CAM-supported clinic for help. Thankfully this clinic in Haiti had nutritional drink on hand to start her journey to recovery. Every Friday, Rose’s...