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Canada, Guatemala Partner on Zero Hunger Pact

Date Published: 
03/20/2014
Summary: 

Canada has donated CAN$2 million to Guatemala to fund the manufacturing of “Mi Comidita,” (my little food) a powdered, fortified food supplement designed specifically for children in the first 1,000 days of life (0-2 years), a “window of opportunity” critical to their long-term well-being. The Zero Hunger Pact, spearheaded by the Guatemalan government, WFP, and the Canadian Embassy in Guatemala, is now active in the department of Totonicap├ín to help 3,000 pregnant and nursing mothers and their children.