Host Organization: Catholic Relief Services
First Year Placement
Based out of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state in northeastern Nigeria, Sara is working with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) as an emergency nutrition fellow evaluating their community-based supplementary feeding program, Tom Brown. Sara will be working with CRS to understand how sustainable the Tom Brown supplementary feeding program is for preventing children ages 6 to 59 months with moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) from descending into severe acute malnutrition (SAM). Results of the evaluation will help inform future Tom Brown supplementary feeding in northeastern Nigeria. Sara will also be working with CRS to promote the Tom Brown supplementary feeding program within CRS and with other stakeholders, such as the Nigerian Ministry of Health.
Second Year Placement
Baltimore, Maryland & Washington, D.C.