Health Projects

“Malnutrition is more common in India than in Sub-Saharan Africa. One in every three malnourished children in the world lives in India.”

- Unicef

Malnutrition limits development and the capacity to learn. It also costs lives: about 50 per cent of all childhood deaths are attributed to malnutrition.

In India, around 46 per cent of all children below the age of three are too small for their age, 47 per cent are underweight and at least 16 per cent are wasted. Many of these children are severely malnourished.

Laia Foundation works to eradicate child malnutrition in the target area. The project also aims to minimize problems during pregnancy, promote early breastfeeding, promote birth spacing, health education for adolescent girls, etc.

Laia Foundation appointed three health workers responsible for monitoring the health of 300 infants and their mothers.