Could you be our next Nutrition Centre Caretaker?

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Project Share is looking to a recruit a new caretaker for our rehabilitation centre for malnourished children from September 2016.  We are looking for a Ghanaian woman with a passion for healthcare and working with children.  The successful applicant must be a high school leaver, fluent in both Dagbani and English, and willing to settle […]

Mohammed’s story

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Neesim Nutrition Centre continues to provide vital rehabilitation to malnourished children alongside education for their mothers on healthy nutrition and hygienic living. From January to March 2016, 22 children were treated at the centre.  8 went home healthy with mothers equipped to care for them, and 14 were still in the process of rehabilitation at […]

A difficult case

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Between July and September 2015, 30 malnourished children were treated at Neesim Nutrition Centre. Some children regain their health quickly, whilst other cases are more complicated. Sulemana* was one of our difficult cases. He came from a poor family and his two older siblings had already been malnourished and successfully rehabilitated in the centre. Soon […]

Water of life

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Thanks to a generous grant we have been able to sink a borehole to provide clean piped water to the school and nutrition centre. This means the mothers and pupils no longer have to spend time fetching water and can more easily put into practice what they learn about hygiene. Washing hands before eating and […]

Transforming lives one child at a time

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In the first 6 months of 2015, 21 malnourished children were successfully rehabilitated at Neesim Nutrition centre and given a second chance at life. Children like Ruhaina… When Ruhaina* came to the centre she was very weak. She had not been feeding well for 3 months and her mother was now producing little breastmilk. Ruhaina […]

Adisah’s journey to health

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So far in 2014, we have treated over 50 malnourished children at Neesim Nutrition Centre. Children like Adisah* whose mother is mentally ill and unable to care for her. Adisah was first brought to us at three months old by her grandmother. She initially stayed for two months. However, when they went home Adisah’s grandmother […]

The great Ghanaian bake off

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Malnutrition in Gushegu District is predominantly the result of a lack of knowledge about how to provide a balanced diet . In July and August 2014, thanks to a generous grant from World Vision Ghana, we were able to conduct cooking demonstrations on the use of moringa (a highly nutritious leaf) and soya beans for […]

Number crunching

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In 2013… 59 malnourished children were successfully rehabilitated at Neesim Nutrition Centre and sent home with mothers equipped to care for them. 14% of the children who were admitted to the nutrition centre were young babies with mothers/carers unable to breastfeed them. 86% were severely malnourished due to a lack of balanced complementary feeding.   Most […]

A dramatic end of term

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At the end of term our school children put on a show for their parents. Each class performed a drama about issues such as hygiene, healthy nutrition and the importance of education. The children did a great job and some budding actors and comedians were discovered. Here’s a few pics:

Introducing our new nutritionist…

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For a while now we have been telling you of our plans to employ a professional nutritionist or nurse to work at Neesim Nutrition Centre. After searching far and wide we are delighted to announce that from April 2013 we will be employing a lovely nutritionist called Gladys… Tell us a bit about yourself Gladys. […]