We were absolutely delighted to see the ‘Kathmandu Post’ highlight the importance of midday meals to school children this month. This is a project we ourselves have been working on for some time. Our program in Dokotar, Makwanpur of introducing wholesome school meals saw an increase in school attendance of 41%. This really speaks for the positive effect that simple changes to the ways schools operate can make in ensuring that every child is educated, keeping them safe from traffickers.
You can read more about the impact of midday meals in the Kathmandu Post here.