"These tiny leaves could save millions of lives"
One child dies every 5 seconds
On the average, 1 child dies every 5 seconds as a result, either directly or indirectly, of hunger.
8 million people die from lack of food and nutrition every year - about 24,000 deaths each day.
Every year, 5.8 million children die from hunger related-causes. Every day, that’s 16,000 young lives lost.
For the first time in history, over 1.02 billion people do not have enough to eat. That’s one sixth of humanity - more than the population of the United States, Canada and the European Union combined.
907 million of the 1.02 billion are from developing countries.
The number of undernourished people in the world increased by 75 million in 2007 and 40 million in 2008, largely due to higher food prices.
Join us fighting hunger and malnutrition with Moringa tree !!
Why and how Moringa tree can help ?
Moringa tree is a fast growing Tree which grows best in arid conditions and is drought tolerant. The Moringa Tree has an enourmous potential.
Already in its first year it can reach a height of 3 meters and its leaves and fruits can be used right away, leaves are packed with vitamins, nutrients and rare for a plant source it contains all essential amino-acids.
Seeds contain high quality edible oil that goes rancid very slowly and can be also used as lubricant or fuel for lamps.
After pressing oil out, the seedcake can be used to purify water.
Moringa tree is a nitrogen fixer and can be used as a fertilizer.
Moringa tree can be used also for erosion control.
Please watch the short video below for more information.