The Grow Great Campaign seeks to galvanise South Africa towards achieving zero stunting by 2030. These are our priorities.
LET’S CLOSE THE FOOD GAP
Grow Great and the DG Murray Trust challenge government, manufacturers and retailers to fight child hunger through its recently launched billboard campaign.
Before COVID-19, many South African households were already burdened with high levels of malnutrition. But then the pandemic came. Lockdown restrictions left many families without income, some without access to social relief support, increasing the number of people not receiving safe, sufficient and nutritious food.
The optimal physical and brain development of the unborn baby depends on the mother’s intake of safe, diverse, and healthy foods that provide vital macro and micronutrients. However, for many women in South Africa, meeting basic nutritional requirements to ensure a healthy pregnancy is a challenge.