Over 90 thousand children continue to benefit from school feeding during the pandemic
This week, the Planet Aid Food for Knowledge (FFK) school feeding program began the process of distributing take-home rations of food to 92,278 students in the districts of Manhiça Magude, Matutuíne and Moamba in Maputo Province. The Food for Knowledge project is a comprehensive school feeding, nutrition and education initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) as part of the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program.
The Teacher Training College for Teachers of the Future in Maputo resumed classes in person on September 8 the classes as part of the slowdown of some measures of prevention of COVID-19 in the country.
ADPP, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and in coordination with the IDAI Post Cyclone Reconstruction Office, started in July the implementation of livelihood and economic recovery activities for the most vulnerable communities and families in Nhamatanda district, based on a survey of the needs identified in the data collection of beneficiaries.
Without students in elementary school because of the new coronavirus pandemic, the School Feeding Project “Food for Knowledge” celebrates today, September 8, the World Literacy Day by broadcasting the Bilingual Teaching classes via radio.
Under the theme “Improving HIV case detection and treatment initiation among female sex workers in Mozambique: Results of a project in Niassa, Gaza and Zambezia provinces”, ADPP will share with the Conference participants the success it is having in implementing the PASSOS project, implemented in collaboration with FHI360 and funded by the United States Agency for International Development, USAID.