As many as a third of the world’s people do not meet their physical and intellectual potential because of vitamin and mineral deficiencies. The toll being taken by vitamin and mineral deficiency in 80 developing countries, India being one of them. The severe effects of vitamin and mineral deficiencies are anemia, cretinism and blindness, etc. Methods that have worked in industrialized nations are now so inexpensive and available that they could control vitamin and mineral deficiencies worldwide. Chief among the solutions is food fortification, adding essential vitamins and minerals to regularly consumed foods. At FFLV, we provide the kids with healthy nutritious food. However, we knew that these kids were from underprivileged families. They lacked certain essential nutrients in their bodies, that food alone wasn’t sufficient to fulfill those requirements. Therefore, many years ago, the meal supplement program was started with the help of our generous donor company Dr. Jacob’s […]
We would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to Pooja Khanna who has set up a medical emergency fund for the poor at Food for Life Vrindavan. Pooja has given $2500 for any medical emergencies that may come our way, so that we are able to help people immediately, without waiting for the funds to be raised. Pooja has been a long time supporter of FFLV. She has a heart of gold and many times she has gone out of her way to help the people, especially the children of Vrindavan. No matter how busy she may be, or what corner of the world she may be, she always finds time to come to Vrindavan to meet the children personally. We really appreciate her help and send her best wishes. Regards Team FFLV.
Dear Friends, We are happy to share with you that Mrs India, 2016, Mrs Shalini Sood visited Food for Life Vrindavan this morning and shared her inspirational story of success with our girls. A computer engineer by profession, Mrs Sood is a living inspiration that age is no bar. As a child she had always wanted to be a model, however, she could not do it at that time. After marriage and two kids, she went after her dream and got what she wanted. Mrs India Beauty Queen contest is held every year for married women. The purpose of her visit to FFLV was to encourage girls to chase their dreams and believe in themselves. The girls had a lot of questions and were really inspired by Mrs Sood’s answers. Her visit has certainly sown a seed in the girls and who knows we may have a future miss india […]