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About Alive & Thrive

Our Goal

Alive & Thrive (A&T), funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, seeks to reduce undernutrition and death caused by sub-optimal infant and young child feeding  practices. Each year 1.4 million children die as a result of poor IYCF, and millions more suffer long-term consequences.

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Where We Work

A&T is mobilizing 15,000 community-based workers to promote infant and young child feeding.
Government health extension workers are A&T's primary agents of change.
A&T will harness the media and use a franchise model to deliver services in health facilities.