As I was doing research for a paper I am working on for grad school, I came across some startling statistics about Indonesia. Did you know that according to the World Bank, ONE IN THREE CHILDREN in Indonesia is severely malnourished and will be permanently stunted? When a child is stunted it means that their physical bodies and their brains will never fully develop. Can you imagine receiving so few nutrients that your hair cannot properly pigment? That from year to year in school you can hardly learn anything new because your brain is not developing properly? All because you do not have enough nutrients….
“The Double Burden of Malnutrition in Indonesia.” The World Bank. 23 April 2015. Retrieved from http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2015/04/23/the-double-burden-of-malnutrition-in-indonesia. Accessed 20 Jan. 2017.