A WORLD WHERE ALL CHILDREN HAVE THE NUTRITION THEY NEED TO SURVIVE AND THRIVETM

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Fact Sheet

Ongoing studies in different setting across Central America sites indicate that children who participate in a Chispuditos feeding programs have:

 

Improved growth

  • Improved linear growth and reduced prevalence of stunting are observed on a consistent basis
  • The prevalence of stunting is reduced by 12% per month in a population of malnourished children.
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Improved nutritional status

 

Less sickness

  • We have observed that the frequency of diarrhea can be reduced by up to 61% in children that have received Chispuditos for at least 10 months.
  • We have observed that the frequency of respiratory infections can be reduced by up to 71% in children that have received Chispuditos for at least 10 months.
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Improved Cognition

  • Children that have received Chispuditos for at least 6 months have better school readiness scores.
  • We are currently analyzing data from a randomized controlled trial, however, preliminary analysis suggests that Chispuditos provides benefits in school readiness scores.

 

Improved alertness and activity level

  • Staff from daycare centers have observed a remarkable improvement in nutritional and health status; improvements in learning and attention span; and activity levels are much higher/greater than before receiving Chispuditos.
  • In a large community-based study in Honduras, caretakers were asked to assess changes in energy levels after their children had begun receiving Chispudi Caretaker’s overwhelmingly reported noticing an increase in energy levels.
  • We have performed a qualitative study among 18 staff in the Casa del Niño Municipal Nurseries. Directors, cooks, teachers and nannies in the Casa del Niño Daycare Centers observed that children have shown remarkable improvements in nutritional and health status; consequently, they referred that learning, attention span, and activity levels are much higher/greater than before they received Chispuditos.
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