To help fight global malnutrition by nourishing children around the world. We begin to accomplish this by helping children in need receive proper nutrition through our products.
Since 2009, Mannatech’s programs have generated over 122 million servings of nutritional support for malnourished children. Our goal each year is to provide over 20 million servings of nutritional support for malnourished children.
According to the World Health Organization and UNICEF, roughly 100 million children in developing countries are underweight and over 150 million are malnourished.
Undernutrition can hinder brain development, reduce intellectual capacity and stunt growth. Malnutrition impacts the lives of 55 million children at any given moment.
Feeding vs. Nourishing
Current food programs designed to help children are mainly cereal-based and lack many of the nutrients they need. In fact, fortified, blended flours no longer meet the minimum nutritional criteria for young children set by experts at the World Health Organization. In other words, just filling a child’s stomach not only fails to correct the issue, but it serves as a temporary fix to a much bigger problem.
How M5M Works
With EVERY product purchase, a donation is made to the M5M℠ Foundation which is used to buy and supply nutrient-rich PhytoBlend to children in need.
The Nutrients They Need
A healthy blend of vitamins and minerals is important for children. However, the foods being given to those in underdeveloped countries is typically not meeting the minimum nutritional criteria. That’s why Mannatech created PhytoBlend™ powder to provide the best variety of nutrients through a trusted and reliable source.
- It contains over 20 vitamins and minerals to help promote and maintain good health and vitality.
- It’s suitable for vegetarians. None of the ingredients in the formula are obtained from animal sources.
- Served in a powder form, it can easily be added to a variety of foods such as soups, rice and porridge, making it ideal for large feeding programs.
OUR PARTNERS IN THIS MISSION
Kids Around the World – Their mobile food-packing program, OneMeal, works with volunteer organizations to package meals for hungry children. Every meal includes our PhytoBlend as the source of vitamins and minerals in the OneMeal meal formulation.
Hands at Work in Africa – This ministry works with local churches in Africa to challenge, encourage, develop and support the ministry of servanthood among those in need. M5M provides essential nutrients through PhytoBlend for children across Africa.
Inspira Guate – This fabulous organization aims to inspire a young generation of Guatemalans to serve others. Through the partnership with M5M, Inspira Guate provides nutrient-rich PhytoBlend to 14,000 children involved in their programs.
Convoy of Hope – This feeding program provides children with nutritious meals and opens doors for education, clean water, job and agricultural training, a sense of hope, and much more. Currently, more than 200,000 children are fed in El Salvador, Nicaragua, the Philippines, Honduras, Haiti, Kenya, Ethiopia, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Lebanon, South Africa, Uganda, and Tanzania.
M5M Stories and Videos
M5M Documentary Trailer
M5M Guatemala – November 2016
M5M Guatemala – February 2016
M5M Guatemala Update
M5M South Africa 2014