Read Steve’s article on Forbes.com

Read Steve’s article on Forbes.com

Steve Collins of VALID presents his vision on the role Social Business can play to innovate and deliver market based solutions to address chronic malnutrition. This condition, often referred to as “hidden hunger”  is preventing millions of children (one in every four) in developing countries from reaching their full potential.

Read the full article here

Global Innovation Fund supports VALID Nutrition

Global Innovation Fund supports VALID Nutrition

The Global Innovation Fund (GIF) recently announced their first ever “investments” (grants, convertible loans or equity stakes), in eight projects ranging from £30,000 to £1.5 million.  The announcement included an investment of £120,000 in VALID Nutrition’s development of an innovative SMS-RUTF product.  VALID was the only grant recipient directly involved in nutrition and full details are available on the GIF website

Ground-breaking Research by VALID Nutrition

Ground-breaking Research by VALID Nutrition

The results of our ground-breaking efficacy trial in the DRC – regarding efficacy of a locally sourced, lower cost RUTF to treat Severe Acute Malnutrition – have been published in the prestigious American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  Read more here

 

“My developmental philosophy is not to import solutions into the developing world, but to add value to local industry wherever possible”

“My developmental philosophy is not to import solutions into the developing world, but to add value to local industry wherever possible”

Read Steve’s views on how social businesses that focus on impact rather than image, can drive innovation in addressing malnutrition

http://www.ashoka.ie/media/2016/1/13/change-leader-interview-dr-steve-collins