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Goal

  • To provide nutritious porridge to primary school pupils from standard 1-3

 

Description

  • Many kids were going to school on an empty stomach, some could not go. Hence, Building Futures in Malawi introduced the feeding program for early childhood development by providing porridge to students from standard 1 to 3 as a way of keeping them in school.

  • Specific objectives

  • To promote consumption of nutritious foods among Standard 1-3 pupils

  • To improve participation in class among Standard 1-3 boys and girls in schools.

  • To promote retention in schools among Standard 1-3 boys and girls in schools.

 

Achievements

  • Low absenteeism rate amongst the beneficiaries of the classified classes (70%)

  • High concentration in class

  • Less school dropout rate

  • Health and Physical Fitness in children