Please join StudyMode to read the full document. Submitted To: Tchr. Andrew R. This program also desires to give free meals to those children who where in the particular place that we are destined to go to. Feeding is a tool, which today effectively enables hundreds of millions of poor children worldwide to be sustained to their meals—in developed and developing countries alike. This paper describes the benefits of CAT feeding and how this well-proven tool can be scaled up and specifically targeted to address some of the key constraints to universal primary health completion.
This morning, year-old Agnes is rushing to school on the outskirts of Porto-Novo, Benin. She is taking steps towards reaching her dream of becoming a medical doctor. When Agnes talks about why she loves going to class, the meal served at lunchtime in her government-run primary school emerges as a vital incentive. African Heads of State established 1 March as Africa Day of School Feeding at the 26th African Union AU Summit in January to ensure that governments prioritize school feeding through policy and legislation; to improve retention, attendance and the performance of children in school; and to spur economic growth in the process. Well-designed school feeding programmes have demonstrated high returns in four important areas — education, nutrition, social protection and local agriculture — all of which translate into human capital growth and sustainable development.