What is the lesson learned on the school based feeding program?

Evidence shows that these programs have the ability to improve the health, nutrition and education of children, and offset lost income for struggling families. In many cases, they can also support local and national economies and food security.

What are the feeding programmes?

Supplementary feeding programmes, food fortification, supplementation, school feeding, food-for-work and nutrition education and consumer awareness programmes are the types of targeted programmes most commonly used to improve nutrition.

What are the objectives of feeding?

For example, the objectives of the identified school feeding programs include addressing short-term hunger, reducing nutrient deficiency, improving attendance and school performance, encouraging healthy eating habits, and supporting local agriculture and economy.

What is the World food Program doing to help feed school children?

As schools reopen, WFP continues to ensure kids and their families get the food they need and is working with governments to provide take-home rations, home food delivery and cash or vouchers where needed.

What are the benefits of school feeding?

A number of benefits have been associated with school feeding programme which includes equitable access to education, increased school enrolment, improved attendance, punctuality, academic performance, health and nutrition, social protection, parent involvement, and opportunities for local farmers.

What are the benefits of school feeding Programme?

Benefits of Feeding Programs

  • They promote the health and development of children.
  • It improves concentration and educational performance in school.
  • It provides support to the children’s parents and guardians.
  • The programs also promote farmers and local vendors.
  • It helps the community rise above poverty.

What are the main objectives of the school feeding Programme in WFP?

The main objectives of the development project are to: i) help to increase access to education and human capital development; ii) enhance capacities to sustain a national school feeding programme; and iii) stimulate agricultural and economic development by linking school feeding with local production.

What are the objectives of school based feeding program?

The SBFP aims to (1) address hunger and encourage learners to enroll; (2) contribute to the improvement of their nutritional status; (3) provide nourishment for their growth and development and help boost their immune system, and (4) enhance health and nutrition values and behaviour.