National Nutrition week: Nutrition and early childhood development

9 to 16 October was National Nutrition Week. Nutrition is an important component of children's health and is essential for their cognitive development. The South African Child Gauge (2020) estimates that about 27% or 1 in 4 young children are malnourished and less than the average height for their age due to a lack of access to nutritious foods in early childhood.

Read more about nutrition and early childhood development and about how The Unlimited Child (TUC) is delivering nutritional support across communities participating in the Anglo American South Africa (AASA) Education Programme

Access the full article here. 

Some additional resources for Nutritional Support