First Steps

Organization Description: 

First Steps purchases specially-developed VitaCow and VitaGoat machines, large pressure-cookers that can process soybeans into soymilk. Each machine can produce enough soymilk daily for up to 2,000 kids. Currently, we have 17 VitaCows and 10 VitaGoats in operation at various sites, providing a daily cup of soymilk for over 60,000 children in orphanages, daycares and kindergartens.

n 2007, First Steps initiated distribution of the acclaimed micro-nutrient Sprinkles to 72,000 receipients, including 35,000 infants and toddlers, as well as to 37,000 pregnant and nursing women in co-operation with North Korea's Institute of Child Nutrition

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3260 West 5th
Vancouver, BC V6K 1V4
Mission Statement: 

First Steps Canada is a Christian humanitarian organization whose purpose is to prevent childhood malnutrition in the DPRK (North Korea) through programs which provide essential nutrients to young children.

Organizational Statement of Faith: 

First Steps is a Christ-centred organization that believes in the authority of the Bible and the supremacy of God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. First Steps is dedicated to demonstrating God ‚’s love to needy children in North Korea.

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