Malnutrition in India

Video appeal: Help nurture malnourished children back to health

Last October, food writer Gizzi Erskine and a team of other chefs and food lovers travelled to India to see first-hand the important work we do to address child hunger in the country and around the world.

By Christine Kahmann

Jan 9 2015

Despite India’s impressive economic development, acute malnutrition is more common in India than in Sub-Saharan Africa.  Every eight seconds, a child dies from malnutrition. 

Last year, Gizzi Erskine met our teams in India to find out how they are working to help turn the tide of malnutrition in the country. In the video below she appeals for urgent action in the fight against child hunger around the world.

Watch Gizzi Erskine’s appeal

To find out more about malnutrition in India and last year's India cycle challenge, read this moving article by Lisa Markwell, the editor of the Independent on Sunday: Blood, sweat, and gears: how a charity bike ride ended in a hospital visit (in a good way)

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