Plate For Plate (P4P)

Thematic Area: Humanitarian Intervention
Funded by: Linas Matkasse
Project location: Tharaka Nithi County
Project Status: Ongoing
Project Lead: Jonah Cherutich

Plate For Plate (P4P)

Thematic Area: Humanitarian Intervention
Funded by: Linas Matkasse
Project location: Tharaka Nithi County
Project Status: Ongoing
Project Lead: Jonah Cherutich
NKONDI PRIMARY STUDENTS TAKING LUNCH

The Plate for Plate school feeding program is being implemented in  haraka. It started in 2013, funded by Linas Matkasse through partnership with International Aid Services Kenya (IAS K)

Due to persistent drought in the area, there was need to provide school children with a substantial meal in order to foster education.Maize and beans, being the staple food in the area, seemed ideal.

With this, the Plate for Plate team began implementation in 2015 of the project which currently supports over 10,000 children in 37 schools.

Class Competitions

The project saw the need to create a competition to promote interest in education, by running class competition, this pushed the students to not just study to get food, but to also excel in their academics.

The class competitions run monthly in the 37 schools, a student is awarded based on academic performance, sports, discipline, grooming etc.

Peris Mootian

The Plate for Plate school feeding program is being implemented in  haraka. It started in 2013, funded by Linas Matkasse through partnership with International Aid Services Kenya (IAS K)

Due to persistent drought in the area, there was need to provide school children with a substantial meal in order to foster education.Maize and beans, being the staple food in the area, seemed ideal.

With this, the Plate for Plate team began implementation in 2015 of the project which currently supports over 10,000 children in 37 schools.

Class Competitions

The project saw the need to create a competition to promote interest in education, by running class competition, this pushed the students to not just study to get food, but to also excel in their academics.

The class competitions run monthly in the 37 schools, a student is awarded based on academic performance, sports, discipline, grooming etc.

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Kereria Primary School

Head teacher of Kereria Primary school narrates how the school feeding programme has enabled the school going children to stay at school and improve performance.
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