REVITALIZING Posyandu, EDUCATING Mothers, GROWING Children
One of the INSTINCT activities in Gorontalo is holding Nutrition Post for the under-five who statistically are falling in below yellow and red ribbons. After two months of implementation, there was a significant improvement among the children, the growth in terms of body weight and attitude changes of the members of Nutrition Post.
According to the weighing measurement results in August, there were four children under-five achieved the green ribbon on the KMS (Health Achievement Card) and no more children registered in the red lines (which in the previous month there were listed at least three children).
The actions were closely monitored to prevent fall back of status into yellow and red. Upon observation to the betterment of program in Nutrition Post and Behavioral Changes of the members, ADRA Indonesia field team interviewed some members’ parents.
The result revealed that they were happy with the program for it was very helpful for the mothers to improve the body weight of their children. The mothers become more caring in feeding their children, and their sanitation and health.