Treatment of undernutrition

Date of birth

April 14th, 2021

Start of care

July 2021

Medical history


His story

Maxim lives with his mom, who works as a seamstress. He has two older sisters. Since he was born, his mom did not produce enough milk to feed him. She also could not afford to buy artificial milk. When we met Maxim, at more than three months old, he weighed only 2.14 kg, indicating severe undernutrition. We are now supporting him through regular check-ups at the center and the donation of artificial milk.

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Project and main actions

Donation of artificial milk and medical care at the center.


July 26th, 2022

Recently, Maxim tested positive for malaria. He presented with high fever, chills, diffuse pain and vomiting. We gave him the necessary treatment, and he is doing better today!⁠

May 29th, 2022

Our little Maxim is now 13 months and comes in every week with a big smile, letting us see his six beautiful baby teeth! He walks perfectly on all fours and is starting to stand up. We continue to provide him with artificial milk every week.⁠

December 30th, 2021

Maxim is doing great! He continues to gain weight every week and received his Christmas presents last week.⁠

December 17th, 2021

Maxim, 8 months old, continues to gain weight thanks to donations of artificial milk. He weighs 6.29 kg.

November 8th, 2021

Maxim has gained 230 g in one week and now weighs 5.50 kg at 6 months old. He is catching up quickly, and we are confident that he will soon come out of undernutrition. 

October 25th, 2021

Maxim was suffering from malaria this week. We treated him at the center, and he is already doing much better!

October 14th, 2021

Maxim continues to gain weight thanks to the artificial milk. In one week, he gained 370 g and now weighs 5.19 kg at six months.

October 7th, 2021

At 5 months old, Maxim now weighs 4.82 kg. He has gained 800 g in three weeks. We had to space out the visits, because the family moved and now lives far from Tsévié. They received a box of artificial milk, and we asked his mom to start preparing the enriched porridge in addition to the artificial milk.⁠

September 19th, 2021

Maxim has just passed 4 kg at 5 months old!⁠ He is doing really well.

August 28th, 2021

Maxim has also gained weight. At over 4 months old, he now weighs 3.12 kg. He has gained 370 g in one week. However, he still remains in a state of severe undernutrition.⁠

August 15th, 2021

Maxim gained 350 g in one week! He is doing well and now weighs 2.88 kg at 18 weeks. ⁠

August 3rd, 2021

Thanks to the donations of artificial milk, Maxim has gained 420 g since the beginning of the care.

August 3rd, 2021

Thanks to the donations of artificial milk, Maxim has gained 420 g since the beginning of the care.

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83190 Ollioules, France

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