navyn salem http://ripr.org en Local Nonprofit Fighting Malnutrition In Philippines http://ripr.org/post/local-nonprofit-fighting-malnutrition-philippines <p>Employees at a Rhode Island company are working through the holiday to bring much-needed relief to the Philippines. Edesia manufactures food supplements and a peanut butter paste called Plumpy Nut that reverses the effects of malnutrition. Founder Navyn Salem says the disaster in the Philippines has put many children at risk of malnutrition, and many are starving. So they’ll be working almost around the clock to prepare shipments.</p> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 25452 at http://ripr.org Local Nonprofit Fighting Malnutrition In Philippines