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Nicaragua's Children Face Difficult Odds

getting Needed nutrition

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Dangerous Early YearsProtecting against PneumoniaA sad memoryReaching a hospitalImportance of sanitationgetting Needed nutritionStunted growthGetting an educationworking at a young ageimproving children's chances

getting Needed nutrition

Nutrition is a major problem in Nicaragua, as it is in many Central American countries. With a large portion of the population living on less than $2 a day, the government subsidizes basics like grain and oil, but many still struggle to provide food for their children.

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