1. Provision of 400,000 school meals. These investments in school feeding and nutrition are intended to boost student attendance and attentiveness, thereby increasing the literacy and overall educational performance of primary school children.
2. Training women on the production and marketing of improved seeds, the production and retail of vegetables, and large-scale harvesting, drying, packaging and marketing of caterpillars.
3. Supporting 92 school gardens aimed at teaching nutritional benefits of vegetable gardening.
Nascent has earned praise from local stakeholders, national governments, and international donors for its focus on gaining community buy-in and stakeholder engagement. Our reputation has earned us the name ‘the pharmacy’ in some communities for our ability to distribute food commodities and promote healthy nutrition practices, thereby reducing the number of hospital visits.