She will support them for three months providing Nootri Toto, a fortified porridge floor rich in nutrients complementing balanced diet they receive.
Miss Nimwiza launched the initiative as part of ongoing efforts to implement her project to eradicate malnutrition and stunting among children in Rwanda.
She expressed optimism that stunting among Rwandan children will become history in the near future.
“Rwandans are renowned for keeping commitment. We shall undoubtedly eradicate the matter if we are to expend much effort like we eradicated Nyakatsi (thatched cottage houses) among other pressing issues,” she said.
“It is the concern of everyone including parents to respect family planning,” added Miss Nimwiza.
Mukarukundo Irène one of parents with malnourished children thanked Miss Rwanda for the cause to eradicate malnutrition that gives hope for her child’s recovery.
The mayor of Nyamagabe district, Uwamahoro Bonaventure 27 of 340 children with malnutrition problems are in critical conditions. He attributed it to parents taking all agricultural outputs to the market without taking into account children’s growth.
Miss Nimwiza Megahn is funded by Africa Improved Food, AIF to provide fortified porridge floor to the 50 chidren with malnutrition issues in Nyamagabe district.
It will be delivered to beneficiaries through community health workers.