School Feeding Program
The School Feeding Program is essentially created to ensure food and nutritional care to the population of children, adolescents and young students of the Educational System of the Dominican Republic. The program covers part of the daily nutritional needs of students in schools, reducing their levels of absenteeism and dropout rates.
Ensure a daily, varied, balanced diet with quality and including adequate nutritional requirements, through an adapted menu to the local reality, consistent with the socio-cultural and economic environment parameters, as well as the availability of products and characteristic food supplies of the regions. It promotes educational or cultural activities that allow for the formation of eating habits in the school population, served by the education system and through the development of components regarding food security, with the participation of teachers, families and community.
2015: 1.4 million studants
|Components and/or products||
The program partially covers daily nutritional needs of students, the different modalities include:
Children, youths and young students from all schools in the Educational System of the Dominican Republic
|Geographical coverage||Urbano y rural|
2015: DOP$9,732.8 million
|Executing organism||Instituto Nacional de Bienestar Estudiantil|
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