FEEDING PROGRAM

Nutrition is important at every age. Your children need proper nutrients to stay healthy and strong and grow up healthy and strong. Nutrition for children can also help establish a foundation for healthy eating habits and nutritional knowledge that your child can apply throughout life.

The feeding sessions are conducted in each community, during which the children are served nutritious afternoon snacks like carbonara, porridge, and spaghetti. With the help of a Community Nutrition Program (CNP), each meal is done and prepared by the Parents themselves.

Objective

The main objective of the feeding programs is to improve the nutritional status of the community. Thus, the objectives of the feeding programs are: To supplement the diets of weaker sections of the community to combat undernutrition 2) To educate the community for combating and preventing malnutrition.

Community Nutrition Program

Benefits of Community feeding on children and adolescents include alleviating hunger, reducing micronutrient deficiency and anemia, preventing overweight and obesity, improving school enrollment and attendance, increasing cognitive and academic performance, and contributing to gender equity.