• Aide La Vie Nutrition

    Aide La Vie Nutrition

    Aide La Vie Nutrition is a non-profit organization with a vision to produce a special peanut butter paste, known as Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF), for the life-saving treatment of malnourished children in Benin, West Africa.

  • Severe Acute Malnutrition

    Severe Acute Malnutrition

    How is Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) different than hunger? SAM is a clinical diagnosis of children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years of age. Child malnutrition is responsible directly or indirectly for 35% of the deaths of children under 5. RUTF has a 92% success rate in SAM compared to the previous treatment of hospitalization which only had a 26% success rate.

  • Village Life

    Village Life

    Life in Benin is laid back. Most village homes are made of clay and most lack running water and electricity.

  • RUTF Changes Lives

    RUTF Changes Lives

    Severe Acute Malnutrition kills TWICE as many children as AIDS, TB and Malaria combined. RUTF has a success rate of 92% in the prevention and treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition.