Uh oh, you are using an old web browser that we no longer support. Some of this website's features may not work correctly because of this. Learn about updating to a more modern browser here.

Skip To Content


Nearly one third of children in developing countries are stunted or underweight. The cause? Malnutrition. Because they can't get enough of the right food, they will be afflicted for the rest of their lives. Stunting is irreversible. Stunted children have a lower life expectancy, do less well in school, and are more susceptible to diseases.