The Osun Elementary School Feeding and Health Programme now known as O-MEALS is the one of the few surviving school meal programmes in the country. It was formerly known as the Home Grown School Feeding and Health Programme (HGSFP) . This has now been restructured and enhanced by the administration of the State of Osun, to reach a larger number of students (254,000) and to empower over 3000 community caterers.
The revamped programme has helped increase school enrolment by a minimum of 25%.
Specifically the improvement areas include :
- Process Improvement.
- Increase in Beneficiaries from 180,000 to 254,000.
- Increase in per child, daily food allowance from N50 to N250.
- Capacity building and Empowerment for 3007 community caterers.
- Backward Integration to local poultry Industry.
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