Lishe Ruvuma Program (2013/14 – 2018/19)
This is a five year integrated community based nutrition program funded by Irish Aid. The main goal of the program is to reduce under-nutrition especially childhood stunting by 10% in 5 years through emphasis on the first 1000 Days and accelerated community actions for nutrition. Current geographical focus is Ruvuma region, starting with Tunduru and Songea districts. The main approaches include SBCC, use of PSGs, community involvement and engaging the local government.