National Lunch Programme

About the program

School Feeding Program which delivers lunch to children in schools.

Country Bahamas
Classification Alimentación escolar
FNS Dimension Acceso
Components and/or products

School lunch

Children of school age from families, who do not have the means to provide a nutritious lunch, receive a free balanced lunch in their schools.

At the end of each school semester, families are surveyed to see if they need to be part of the program.

Target population

Families with children of school age who do not have the means to provide a nutritious lunch.

To be beneficiaries of the program the families must complete an application and meet the following criteria:

  1. Head of household
  2. Be a citizen or permanent resident of Bahamas
  3. Being over 18 years
  4. Earn the minimum wage or less.


Geographical coverage Urbano y rural
Responsible organism

Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development

Executing organism Department of Social Services