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Low-income family menus help fight malnutrition

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, January 12 2009 | 03:58 pm

PREMIUM It all started in 2003 when Mercy Corps collaborated with the University of Indonesia to introduce a "positive deviance" concept to communities through workshops. They did it by showing real cases of lowincome families who managed to nourish their children well. The US NGO, based in Portland, Oregon, and the academics showed the communities that more nutritious food could be ...