Ashoka Fellow
United States
Fellow Since 2013

Check out this video of Cindy Kaplan's work:


    This description of Cindy Kaplan's work was prepared when Cindy Kaplan was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2013.
    Cindy Kaplan is improving the nutritional outcomes of children without permanent families. Recognizing that the nutritional needs of children who have suffered from trauma and institutionalized care are drastically different, Cindy is equipping governments and citizen organizations (COs) around the world to protect the orphaned, fostered, and adopted children in their care from the debilitating—yet easily preventable—consequences of malnutrition and improper feeding.
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