Feeding, Measuring and Evaluating Children

Feeding, Measuring and Evaluating Children – 08/20/10

These children are waiting to be fed and measured.

With each trip to the villages, we learn more and more.  We appreciate the on-the-job training and learning from Troy and Tabitha’s experience.  We both were excited to go to some of the furthest villages in which we feed children.  These three villages are located a couple of hours from the city.   Troy, Tabitha and the two of us followed the feeding truck and assisted with the nutritional feeding of the children. 

Dennis, Troy and staff pepare to feed the children their nutritional snack.

 The trucks travel to these distant villages three times a week; however, our specific goal for the day was to evaluate the nutritional progress of the children.  This is done through a process of weighing and measuring them and then comparing the numbers with their past measurement. 

Troy & Sharon setting up the measuring chart!

The chart plots weight against height to place them in one of the four color-coded categories. 

Sharon helping with the childrens measurement records.

Children are lining up to be measured.

Checking childrens weight.

The children find this chart very easy to understand and enjoy helping in the evaluation of their own health and that of their siblings and friends.  We were all delighted to see that many had improved.  Please continue to pray for the mental, physical, and spiritual development of each of these precious children!


About Mission Cambodia

Dennis and Sharon minister in Phnom Penh to share the “Good News” of Jesus to the Cambodian people. Dennis trains in sowing, watering, disciple-making, church-planting, discipleship and leadership. Sharon directs the SNACK Program, an holistic outreach to poor, malnourished children and their families in the Cambodian countryside.
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One Response to Feeding, Measuring and Evaluating Children

  1. Granny says:

    Looks as if you have found another helpful job to do for the Lord. We thank you for your zeal and love for service. You two are wonderful servants. We pray for your safety, good health, and continued success in teaching the truth, along with the children you are assisting. Love You,

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