Infographic - Why we focus on child stunting

In 2018 we increased our focus on tackling stunted growth in children under five, for example by strengthening the nutrition component of our novel Max Nutri-WASH programme in Bangladesh.

The impacts of stunting on children and communities have far-reaching consequences that endure throughout a child's life. The infographic outlines the main causes and effects of stunting on a child's wellbeing and demonstrates how we work to reduce and prevent stunting in Bangladesh. 

WASH-Nutrition programme child stunting

Max Foundation's Healthy Village approach integrates WASH, nutrition and care to achieve greater impact on stunting.

Like to read more about our programmes in Bangladesh and Nepal and how we continue to work on our mission to do everything to save a child's life? Learn more, in our Impact Report 2018.

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