School Feeding Programme

About the program

School Feeding Program (PAE) that benefits all primary schools and secondary schools, also from pre-selected schools, in order to provide adequate food to their students.

Country Grenada
Classification Alimentación escolar
FNS Dimension Acceso
Website http://moe.gov.gd/
Objectives
  1. Help improve school enrollment and school attendance, reducing dropout rates and student failure.
  2. Improving knowledge of the nutritional value of local foods, maximizing the use of such foods and the preparation of school feeding.
  3. Improve local food production in schools to be used for the program.
  4. Equip and upgrade school kitchens and facilities where students eat to fit the program and expand it.
Components and/or products

School feeding: The school feeding program provides students of all primary schools and secondary schools, as well as some pre-selected schools.

Nutritional information: It seeks to improve knowledge of the nutritional value of food produced locally.

School gardens or orchards: It is intended that schools produce some of the food that are delivered by the program.

Infrastructure and equipment: The program equips and adapts the necessary facilities for the implementation of the program.

Target population

Students of all primary schools and secondary schools, and other pre-selected schools.

Scope

Nacional

Geographical coverage Urbano y rural
Annual budget

2015: USD$1,141,010.

Responsible organism

Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development

Executing organism Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development