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.
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...read more
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...read more
Life is given by God and meant to be lived. But in remote areas of Haiti, malnutrition and poverty are draining life from many children. In Haiti, six-month-old Clarvensky was wasting away. His mama disappeared when he was a month old and left him in the yard. Several...read more
In our land of plenty, it can be hard to imagine children dying of malnutrition. But in some parts of the world, this is a part of daily life. Lismarlin, a young girl from rural Nicaragua, was slowly regressing after a month with diarrhea and a few days of vomiting....read more
Imagine you are at a small rescue center in Liberia, West Africa, called Hope for the Nations. All around you are mothers with malnourished children. One little boy draws your attention, his skinny legs spread out on the bare cement floor. Your heart tugs as his big...read more