Feed a Child with School Breakfast Program

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Rs 2,750,000 Target

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Rs 2,750,000 Target

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start dateApr 5, 2018

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people Beneficiary450

categoryEducation

organizationsZindagi Trust

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Project Details

Zindagi Trust has adopted two large public schools in Karachi with the goal of transforming them into model educational institutions. A total of 450 students study in the Kindergarten (and Lower Primary Section) of these schools. Most of them come from low-income households and do not get a breakfast at home, thus suffering from low energy levels in the classroom and playground. This unhealthy practice not only triggers trips to the school nurse but also hampers the desired learning progress

The project gives the Kindergarten and Lower Primary students a nutritious breakfast at school every morning to help them be active and prepare them for the day of classes and sports. Children also learn about food hygiene and safety, table manners, good nutritional habits and the importance of a well-balanced diet.

Long-Term Impact

This project would not only attract children towards education in areas where enrollment is an issue, but also cover their needs of a healthy diet thus enhancing levels of comprehension. The schools are considered a model school by the government and we work closely on policy advocacy with them. Our goal is that school meals are eventually adopted and supported by the government, hence making an impact on the lives of hundreds of children in addition to the 450 here.