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The Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara child nutrition and wellbeing program (Child nutrition and wellbeing program) runs in remote communities of the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia. The aim of the program is to share knowledge and skills with the people of the NPY lands to improve the health and wellbeing of their children.
The Child nutrition and wellbeing program commenced in 1996 with a six-month grant from Commonwealth Health. The Nutrition project, as it was called, originally aimed to teach young mothers how to cook for their children.
The main components of the current program are:
Abstract adapted from Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Council
Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Council (Aboriginal Corporation)
3 Wilkinson Street
Alice Springs NT 0870
PO Box 8921
Alice Springs NT 0871
Ph: (08) 8958 2345
Fax: (08) 8952 3742