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FRUITS FOR NUTRITION IN 25 SCHOOLS

 
$25
$24,330
Raised
Remaining

Summary

The project seeks to provide generations of Children and teachers with healthy nutrition options and environmental education opportunities.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Pupils lack access to nutritional values derived from especially fruits which they sometimes only taste when at home during their holidays. From a study by ECE in Jinja on the intake of fruits by children, Low intakes of fruit by children were established. It was found out that a majority of children are deprived of the nutritional values from fruits. Most of it is taken to markets for sale.

How will this project solve this problem?

The FNS project will encourage children to grow fruits of a variety and trees. It will also teach them how to propagate trees to plant in their homes ensuring access to fruits and reduce on malnutrition illnesses and improve school attendance.

Potential Long Term Impact

will grow 100 fruits at each of the 25 schools and these will provide fruits to children,shade for the schools.Children will be able to raise their own seedlings which they can plant and sell some to raise income.Environment shall be conserved.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $25

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $25 .  The original project funding goal was $24,355.

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Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

JOHN BAPTIST

JINJA, Uganda

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