Thursday, December 18, 2014

Day 18. Your 20p/day feed a child!

The SLM School Meals programme was launched in 2013 with excellent results of school attendance rates and results. In 2014 it is going forward with a full year programme! With an annual cost of £41’312 it relieves local poverty in Manjangue and provides education for extremely underprivileged children. For a monthly cost of £5/child, the school population of 802 students in SLM has a daily breakfast and a hot nutritious lunch, often their only full meal during the day.

ALG School Meals improve school attendance through the incentive of the free meal and increases school results by reducing hunger during classes. It also promotes gender equality, preventing girls from missing school to cook at home. Meals are served at SLM school where UPG Portugal already sponsors 123 extremely underprivileged children under Sister Lídia’s supervision.Support School Meals initiative in SLM – give a Great Help to Mozambique! Contact us for more details.

ALG has been offering this festive calendar to all ALG Friends since 2011. This year, you can also print a high definition version for only 1£!
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