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    World & Culture

    Fighting world hunger with peanut butter

    By Christopher Palmer
    Christopher Palmer
    Published: Jan. 29, 2010

    Kenyan-born business student John Kidenda explains why he believes in the for-profit model of social entrepreneurship over the nonprofit model of world aid. John and a group of other students from The University of Texas at Austin have formed a team called “Nutty Solutions” and created a business proposal to sell gourmet peanut butter in order to provide RUTF (ready-to-use therapeutic food) to the developing world.

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      sijubabe said on Dec. 8, 2010 at 5:31 a.m.
      hi, you are great and really you are using your God giving talents to bless our world. God bless you for doing what you know how to do best.
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      best answer said on Aug. 30, 2010 at 10:49 a.m.
      I am interested in what you are doing
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      Notesworthy From Dean Gilligan: Peanut Butter for Africa, A Story of Social Enterprise at McCombs said on Feb. 11, 2010 at 5:21 p.m.
      [...] a new publication called KNOW on the university home page? Last week KNOW posted this captivating new video featuring recent McCombs alum John Kidenda, BBA ’09, and a team of business, engineering and [...]
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      Peanut Butter for Africa: A Story of Social Enterprise at McCombs said on Feb. 9, 2010 at 10:09 a.m.
      [...] a new publication called KNOW on the university home page? Last week KNOW posted this captivating new video featuring recent McCombs alum John Kidenda, BBA ‘09, and a team of business, engineering and [...]
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      John Kidenda said on Feb. 8, 2010 at 4:04 p.m.
      You may reach me via Facebook (search 'John Kidenda') or twitter (handle 'johnkidenda') if you would like to know more or help out. Thanks for all your great comments!
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      ronald beer said on Feb. 7, 2010 at 1:39 p.m.
      I am interested in what you are doing. Ron
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      Business Students Create “Nutty Solutions” to Aid Developing Countries said on Feb. 5, 2010 at 4:58 p.m.
      [...] From Know [...]
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      The RSC Foundation » Exciting New Developments! said on Feb. 3, 2010 at 10:49 p.m.
      [...] Mana Nutrition to see how we can partner to make the Nutty Solutions project a reality. Here is a link to a video interview shot by our good Christopher Palmer (aka ‘Topher’) that explains [...]
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      Bret Raymond said on Jan. 29, 2010 at 9:23 p.m.
      We would like to engage with this team as we are actively implementing the very concept promoted by this group. In fact, I am leaving on Sunday for Rwanda to speaking on RUTF at a Fortified Food and Nutrition conference. Would you kindly ask John Kidenda et al to contact me. Thank you!
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