Projects to increase accessibility of protein for children and fund nutritional research
SPRINGDALE, Ark., October 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – One million children under 5 years of age in Nepal (or 36 percent of the population) suffer chronic malnutrition and 10 percent suffer from acute malnutrition. The difficulty in acquiring protein is a contributing factor to the nutrition gap in the south Asian country. In an effort to help combat those issues in Nepal, as well as Honduras and Ethiopia, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) announced today a series of grants to OneEgg, a non-profit organization that delivers eggs to children in need.
In an effort to combat chronic malnutrition in Nepal, Tyson Foods is partnering with OneEgg and Shreenagar Agro to supply eggs to children in Nepal.
Moushumi Shrestha and her husband Satish, who together own Shreenagar Agro, have been providing eggs to children in Nepal since the 2015 earthquake. Currently they are reaching 700 children a week and hope to provide eggs to 7,000 children over the next two years.
A social business employing low-income locals to sell affordable, sustainable household products is changing the everyday lives of disadvantaged urban and rural communities.
BANGALORE, India, October 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Pollinate Energy is improving the lives of India’s urban and Nepal’s rural poor by giving them access to sustainable everyday household products and empowering local entrepreneurs. The social enterprise joins the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a pledge to reach an additional 500,000 people amongst India’s and Nepal’s poorest by employing an extra 400 female sales people, called Pollinators, to sell 100,000 sustainable solar lamps, clean cookstoves and water filters by 2020.
If you ever find yourself in Kathmandu, try the MOMO. Seriously, that stuff is delicious.
Earlier this year, I did find myself in Kathmandu. And while I ate my weight in momo, that wasn’t why I was there.
Along with several other members on the Tyson Foods Corporate Communications team, I traveled to Nepal to meet Moushumi Shrestha – agricultural entrepreneur and, together with Tyson Foods, co-sponsor of a brand new ONEEGG project in Nepal.
The landlocked mountainous nation will become the second country in the world to have a national agroforestry policy, with support from the World Agroforestry Centre and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)
In November 2017, an inter-ministerial coordination committee, of which ICRAF is a facilitating member, organized a series of consultations on how the policy could tackle barriers restricting widespread adoption of agroforestry.
RYE BROOK, N.Y., September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Xylem announced plans to expand its support to $1 million in contributions and volunteer time to the recovery and rebuild efforts underway in response to some of the most devastating weather events on record: Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and the severe flooding in India, Nepal and Bangladesh. The Company’s actions include monetary contributions from the Company and its corporate citizenship initiative Xylem Watermark, employee plus matching gift donations and an expansion of its ongoing employee volunteer initiatives in the affected areas.
November 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center named FedEx the winner of the 2016 Corporate Citizenship Awards, in the category of Best Disaster Response and Community Resilience Program.
By: Claudia Reid, a rising senior from Southside High School in Alabama.
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