From:Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
Kaduna State Chapter of the Civil Societies Scaling-up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), as part of implementation of the SUN Pooled Fund, project being implemented in Kaduna State, has reached 125 pregnant women and lactating mothers with nutrition education in 5 Local Government Areas of Chikun, Kaduna North and South, Kajuru and Igabi.
Kaduna Chapter Secretary of CS-SUNN,Daniels Akpan, disclosed this in a report presented to update the media on the activities of the coalition.
According to him, area covered
include; Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) education, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and other key Household practices.
Akpan, also said, 146 children aged 5-12 were also reached with personal hygiene practice and nutrition education in 3 LGAs.
Five States of Enugu, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano and Oyo in Nigeria are currently implementing the SUN Movement Pooled Fund (Window ll) which is a source of funding for catalytic and innovative projects to support Multi-Sector/Stakeholder Platforms in SUN Countries to increase the effectiveness and impact of national efforts to end malnutrition in all its forms.