Helping Children Reach Their Full Potential

Published May 3, 2019

Our first 1,000 days of life shape us in ways that last into adulthood. Without enough nutritious food, children can suffer long-term consequences.

That first 1,000 days of life serves as a vital window of opportunity from a child’s conception through to their second birthday, and it shapes each of us in ways that last a lifetime.


Inadequate nutrition during that time can irreversibly hamper cognitive and physical development in kids. Good nutrition during the first 1,000 days is crucial for kickstarting a child’s physical and brain development, giving them the best possible start in life.

Learn more about those crucial first 1,000 days – and our programs designed specifically to treat and prevent malnutrition in mothers and children – here