To operate a Supplementary Feeding Programme with particular emphasis on promoting food security and good nutrition in the nutritionally vulnerable groups of the population, namely the disadvantaged pre and primary students and those at risk of malnutrition and other related nutrition deficiencies.
It is envisaged that a continued timely supply of nutritional supplements amounting to 1/3 of the beneficiaries’ daily requirement will result in the prevention and or reduction of nutritional diseases and lead to improved health and a better quality of life.
Initially the programme targeted students of a low socio-economic background and those who are nutritionally vulnerable. However, any student can be enrolled in the programme.
To provide a nutritional supplement to children attending Primary and Pre-Schools.
To prevent malnutrition in children of disadvantaged, indigent and poor parents enrolled in a primary school or pre-school.