SPECIALIST FOOD AND NUTRITION PROGRAMME TO START
In September we will be starting our specialist food and nutrition programme. This programme will gear us towards being able to grow our own food for the school and to have our cooks fully trained in being able to cook healthy, nutritious food for our children.
Importantly the children will be involved every step of the way. They take part in the cultivation of our crops by having regular field days which will educate them in agriculture. They will learn how to harvest the crops and will give the children regular classes on how to cook using healthy ingredients. This programme will give the children the chance to be involved in the full process from the planting of the seeds to preparing the food to eat.
Additionally the school will be working hard to make this knowledge transferable to the wider community through holding workshops involving the children's parents. We will also be gearing towards holding workshops within the communities where the children live to facilitate a wider impact for this important programme. We will work with the community on ways to plant their own crops and therefore harvest their own food. This has a potentially huge effect on large number of families living in rural areas who struggle to pay for food daily.
If you are interested in supporting this programme or volunteering please contact us.