USAID Advancing Nutrition worked in Honduras from June 2021 to December 2023. In the departments of Santa Bárbara, Ocotepeque, and Copán, USAID Advancing Nutrition established foundational activities to increase consumption of a minimum acceptable diet, minimum dietary diversity, and animal source foods among children under 5 years of age. We measured these indicators among a select number of children under 2 who received services directly from decentralized health providers. These activities supported the overarching goal of USAID/Honduras to create a more prosperous, democratic, and secure Honduras where citizens, especially youth, are inspired to stay and invest in their future. We aimed to—
- increase consumption of nutritious and safe diets
- increase use of direct nutrition interventions and services
- generate more hygienic household and community environments.