FemBioBiz participant: Zakiea Ahmed Thornicroft

Zakia Ahmed Thornicroft - Beta-Nutri

They are a health food production company and was inspired by the ever-growing rate of child mortality due to extreme infant malnutrition in Malawi. The company aims to provide a sustainable produced food substance at an extremely affordable price to ensure that all persons have equal access to a nutritious diet. The food substance has a high concentration of all nutrients essential for healthy human development. The company also hopes to significantly reduce, and in time completely eradicate extreme hunger and malnutrition in the country, and worldwide. They believe that a well-nourished population is healthier and more productive population.