254,000 school kids provided free meal daily

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.

For more information see links

http://osun.gov.ng/education/omeals/

http://nationalmirroronline.net/new/feeding-school-pupils-with-passion/

http://www.vconnect.com/osun-state-elementary-school-feeding-program-o-meal-osogbo-osun_b356209

http://www.o-meals.com/

http://dailyindependentnig.com/2012/12/osun-elementary-feeding-programme/