As many as 30% of households suffer under the double burden of being malnourished and overweight. A staggering 70% of adults are either overweight or obese, the highest rate on the planet. Introducing nutritional counseling brought the importance of proper nutrition and healthy diets to this population.
High-Yield Home Gardens
Aside from the benefit of improving their own diets, as participating families began to grow fruits and vegetables beyond the needs of their immediate communities, our agricultural center in Central Mexico assisted them in networking and improving market linkage with nearby cities, where demand for healthy food is soaring.