(मााँ का घर ) MOTHER’S HOME / MORNING MEAL SYSTEM
NOURISH TO FLOURISH
• Bharathi L.
• Priyanka J.
• Surendar B.
• Subasri M.
• Pavithra M.G.
DIETARY INTAKE DISEASE
care for child,
RESOURSES AND CONTROL
(human, economic, organizational
Political and ideological factors
MALNUTRITION is defined as the insufficient or imbalanced
consumption of nutrients. Several different nutrition disorder may
develop depending on which nutrients are lacking.
Malnutrition is Faulty nutrition
• Poor diet or over eating
access to food
43% of Indian children under five years are underweight and 48 % (i.e. 61
million children) are stunted due to chronic under nutrition, India accounts
for more than 3 out of every 10 stunted children in the world.
The percentage of children who are severely underweight is almost 5 times
higher among children whose mothers have no education than among
children whose mothers have 12 or more years of schooling.
Under nutrition is more common for children of mothers who are
undernourished themselves (i.e. body mass index below 18.5) than for
children whose mothers are not undernourished.
India has the highest number of low birth weight babies per year at an
estimated 7.4 million.
Vitamin and mineral deficiency are highly prevalent throughout the country.
More than one third of the world’s children who are wasted live in India.
ILLITERACY SPECIALLY IN WOMEN
POOR ACCESS TO HEALTH SERVICES
LACK OF AVAILABILITY OF SAFE DRINKING
POOR SANITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL
CONDITIONS AND LOW PURCHASING POWER ETC.
EARLY MARRIAGES OF GIRLS
TEENAGE PREGNANCIES RESULTING IN LOW
BIRTH WEIGHT OF THE NEWBORNS
POOR BREAST FEEDING PRACTICES
POOR COMPLEMENTARY FEEDING PRACTICES
IGNORANCE ABOUT NUTRITIONAL NEEDS OF
INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN .
CAUSES OF THE PROBLEM
INDIA AT THE ALARMING STAGE
The world bank estimates that India is ranked 2nd in the world of
the number of children suffering from malnutrition. We have them
living around us, in our neighbourhood.
UN estimates that 2.1 million Indian children die before reaching
age of 5 every year.
Every second a child falls into the hands of malnutrition
And for every 5 seconds a child dies.
Reason for selecting specific cause:
The first and foremost cause of
malnutrition is the illiteracy and lack of awareness
especially in women
Teen pregnancy and poor breastfeeding
practices results in low birth weight(BMI) and defects
in child. So our solution is to eradicate malnutrition
at the initial stage itself(pregnant women). Also we
provide measures to enrich the child growth at
A census of pregnant women is taken in all the region and a “mother’s home”
is built up in dense populated area.
MOTHER’S HOME is the place which provides daily enriched food and vitamin
supplementation( fruits, vegetables)for women.
Monitoring the entire cycle of pregnancy by observing the growth and
stimulation of the fetus . (health monitoring card is provided)
Transportation facilities are provided to pregnant ladies in order to come to
mothers home and also for their ANC check up.
Training for small scale jobs(handcrafts items , weaving basket , etc.,) are
given to them (2 hrs /day) and given a stipend monthly in order to eradicate
Breast feeding awareness and complementary food instructions are given
Among the 3 course of meal we take, breakfast seems to provide the most
effective form of energy
Providing Breakfast in primary government schools will enrich the growth of
This scheme has to be monitored by health sector instead of human resource
-Nutritional food supply
for check up-Self
FREE OF COST
Affordable for all
culturally and socially
Use of all resources
Agricultural etc..DEVELOP LOCAL
community participation in
planning ,organisation and
MORNING MEAL SCHEME:
Breakfast-as the name indicates is about breaking the 12 hour fasting.
Poor children get to school because of mid day meal scheme. But that one should under that Breakfast provides
ultimate nutrition content, controls cholesterol level, improves concentration, terminates ulcer and also other
Money scheme fails because of usage of money in
any other way
Food items provided by the government at present
is not at good quality, poor infrastructure in kitchen
Irregularity in serving meals, abnormality in supply
of food grains to school, caste based discrimination
in serving foods
Awareness program and camp are not effective.
Improper breast feeding practise .
Mother’s home provide vitamin water, fruits,
proteinaceous food, milk with zinc content etc.
Taking health and cleanliness class to cooking staffs.
They are trained in such a way that they deliver a
Correct supplementation of vitamins straightly
under the control of health sector
Transportation is arranged for reaching mother’s
home and also for check up hence it reduces the
cost of living.
Stipend are provided which boost their family
background. T raining classes –craft work helps
them as an exercise and provide self confidence &
relief to their mind
For nutritional purposes MAM KA GHARA provides 1500 calories (with 80-100 grams of protein )
every day to every pregnant women and MORNING MEAL SCHEME provides 500 calories(with 25
grams of protein) at breakfast
Delivery of service under MAM KA GHARA is managed in an integrated manner health and welfare
sector, its worker and helper,etc.,
The services of Immunisation, Health Check-up and Referral Services delivered through Public Health
Infrastructure under the MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
The scheme should be Centrally sponsored with the state governments contributing up
to 1.00 (1.6¢ US) per day per child.
MALNUTRITION मााँ का घर / MORN MEAL NOURISHED INDIA
मााँ का घर /
2. Mother’s Home. 3.Vitamin enriched
oil), v.water, zinc milk.
9. Training period. 10.Transport for
11.Health Advice 12. Regular ANC
13. Healthy Baby.
after delivery.CleanlinessMorning Meal
care for children
sector is quite
reach people .it
give income to
After 7th month
-Provide self confidence,
decrease wastage of money
in other way.
- hence “mother’s home”
located at dense populated
pregnant women area.
- By making volunteers &
head from their
- Training and direct
supplement of food items
- Appointing new officers &
-Cultivating vegetables in
kitchen gardening by using
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