Remember learning about George Washington Carver and his legacy? He invented over 300 uses for the peanut, from cosmetics to bleach, and yet, declined to accept large payments or more prestige in order to help farmers in the South. Carver freely gave of himself and his knowledge.
While we tend to focus on peanuts at the ballgame or on a slice of toast, a non-profit called Meds & Food for Kids (MFK) is using the lowly peanut as a way for malnourished children in Haiti to be healthy and using Haitians to produce the ready to use therapeutic food.
Read more at MFKHaiti.