West Africa is home to the largest species of land snail in the world 🐌
Snails are a huge part of the diet in many parts of Africa, although they are not always affordable and available all year round. Their high protein, low fat and cholesterol content make them a nutritional favorite 🐌
Again DINNødhjælp/ACAEDF 🇩🇰🇳🇬 want to thank NATO in Brussels ( NATO Charity Bazaar ) for their support. This December we finished the construction of our snail farm at DINNødhjælp/ACAEDF Children’s Center (Land of Hope) in Nigeria 🇳🇬💚🐌
The snail farm will go a long way to increase the nutritional value of the children’s meal as snails has high nutritional value very beneficial to the human body. The snail farm will also expose the children and our host community as snail farming is highly lucrative business in the African society 🐌
Snail farming is also easy to manage and it does not require much technicalities. It´s also important that we learn our children different skills, and give them responsibilities. Snails are very high on protein and it´s very important that the children get a balanced diet every day filled with all the good vitamins.
And okay, I must admit that for the 4 years now I have been in Nigeria I have been avoiding the snails 🙄 You know, I´m not that into snails 🙄 But maybe I will have to taste our own snails now 🤔🐌 🙄
Love from Anja 🐌