Vitamin Angels

Vitamin Angels

Vitamin Angels work is really simple; we are ‘reaching the unreachable’, getting essential nutrients to children under 5 who are chronically malnourished, and saving lives. 1/3 of all child and maternal deaths are due to chronic malnutrition.

Our cost for reaching these children is 25 cents per child per year.

With 2 high dose vitamin A capsules, we can increase these children’s chances of survival by 23%, lower illnesses by 70% and stop them from going blind.

As the Copenhagen Consensus stated, vitamins are ‘the best investment for the biggest challenges facing the world’. 95% of our donations go to helping these children and we’ve been given a 4 star rating by Charity Navigator.

Vitamin Angels offers a simple and effective solution to a major global health problem.

Howard Schiffer

Howard Schiffer is the founder and CEO of Vitamin Angels, a powerful non-profit that impacts the health of millions of undernourished people around the world by providing much needed vitamin supplementation. Howard is the author of three books. He has three children and lives with his wife in Santa Barbara, California.

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