School Breakfast Program

About the program

This is a School Feeding Program of the Ministry of Education. It consists of daily delivery of a school breakfast to children in the country which attend preschool and primary school. Annually 24,840 school breakfasts are delivered.

Country Guatemala
Home 2010
Classification Alimentación escolar
FNS Dimension Acceso
Website http://www.mineduc.gob.gt
Objectives

Deliver a school breakfast to all children in the country which attend preschool and primary school.

Components and/or products

School feeding: Delivery of school breakfasts made up of “atol” (nutritious food based on corn) with “Incaparina” and five menus with “Protemas” among other foods, which are prepared by the students’ mothers.

Target population

All children in the country which attend preschool and primary school.

Scope

Nacional

Geographical coverage Urbano y rural
Beneficiaries

24,840 schoolers per year.

Responsible organism

Ministerio de Educación

Executing organism Ministerio de Educación
Related institutions Fundación Castillo Córdova