SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAM

ADDRESSING SHORT-TERM HUNGER & PARTIALLY ALLEVIATING MICRONUTRIENT DEFICIENCY AMONG STUDENTS

   Area of Intervention: District Kharan                 Duration: March 2011- July 2012                Thematic Area: Education

  Beneficiaries : 23,808 Students                 Donor : World Food Programme (WFP)

Achievements

  • Provided 14,286 Students of 195 Schools in District Kharan (Covering 3 Tehsils) with:
    • High Energy Biscuits (75g/Child/Day to Students of 1st Grade to 5th Grade over a period of 23 days per month)
    • Fortified Vegetable Oil (4.5 KG/Child/2 Months to Students of 1st Grade to 5th Grade over a period of 44 days per 2 months)

 

  • Provided 9,522 Students of 127 Schools in District Washuk (Covering 2 Tehsils) with:
    • High Energy Biscuits (75g/Child/Day to Students of 1st Grade to 5th Grade over a period of 23 days per month)
    • Fortified Vegetable Oil (4.5 KG/Child/2 Months to Students of 1st Grade to 5th Grade over a period of 44 days per 2 months)
  • Conducted Community Mobilisation Meetings in order to address socio-cultural challenges
  • Found 7 non-functional schools in project targeted areas and revitalized them with the assistance of Education Department & Communiy Influentials 
  • Decreased drop-out ratio among schools by enrolling 1,322 students in District Kharan & 1,415 students in District Washuk

For District Kharan:

  • Female Enrolment Rate & Attendance increased by 15% and 43% respectively
  • Male Enrolment Rate & Attendance increased by 14% and 40% respectively

For District Washuk:

  • Female Enrolment Rate & Attendance increased by 18% and 46% respectively
  • Male Enrolment Rate & Attendance increased by 17% and 42% respectively