There are many reasons women become single mothers, often through no fault of their own. Some because of a divorce or the death of a spouse, others as a result of a deadbeat dad. Regardless of the circumstances, nearly half of these families live in poverty or below poverty.
Often, mothers cut back on expenses by buying more processed foods, which are cheaper. This affects their children physically, mentally and academically.
There is a direct correlation between nutrition and academic performance in students.
By helping women become financially self-sufficient, we impact the next generation