20 bags of Haskings
2 bags of beans,
60 liters of cooking oil
These simple ingredients come together to feed over 950 students each day at Losinoni. We are so thankful for your support of this program. We hope to continue to feed the bodies of the students so they can better feed their minds with knowledge!!
Dear AfricAid supporters,
Happy 2013 to you! I'd like to thank you for your very generous support of our school lunch program at Losinoni primary school in Tanzania. Losinoni is a very rural, Massai community just north of Arusha where many children walk 1-2 hours to school each day. With such long walks, the children need nourishment at lunch-time in order to concentrate and learn.
The Losinoni school lunch program is an ongoing program that feeds the entire school, 950 children, a nutritious lunch each day for the cost of $25 U.S. We are proud to partner with Losinoni school on this program and have worked to keep the cost of the program flat even with rising global food prices.
We plan to continue the program throughout 2013 and thank you for your ongoing support. So far, we haven't missed a day for lunch for these amazing children.
I hope this update finds you well and enjoying the fall. I thank you for your support to feed Masaai school children at Losinoni Primary School in Tanzania. Losinoni school has now grown to over 950 children and AfricAid is proud to fund a school lunch program for all the students. The school is in a rural, Masaai community where many children walk up to 2 hours to and from school. Since they are gone for so long each day, lunch is essential so the children can pay attention in class and learn.
Your support makes this program possible. Even with increases in global food costs, we've been able to keep the program running continuously thanks to your generosity.
Hello dear AfricAid supporters,
First let me say THANK YOU! We're thrilled that you've chosen to support our school lunch program which continues to provide the critical need for a nutritious lunch to students at Losinoni Primary School. These children, many who walk many miles to and from this rural school, need food to to help them concentrate and stay healthy throughout the day. And since we started the school lunch program at Losinoni School, attendance increased 30% and graduation rates increased 20%.
Do you know that $25 feeds 950+ children a nutritious lunch for a day?
Because of your generous support, we are able to keep up with the growing demand for lunches and have been able to provide 200 more lunches to the students each day.
Thank you for helping.
Hello to our wonderful AfricAid supporters,
I am so happy to write this update upon arriving in the U.S. after spending 2 weeks in Tanzania in May and June. It was amazing to witness our programs first-hand and to see them working and making a difference in childrens' lives.
I saw how critical our school lunch program is at Losinoni school. Losinoni is a rural, Masai primary school where many children walk an hour or more each way to get to school. When we started the lunch program, attendance increased by 30% and the graduation rate increased by 20% to 98% in five years. The program is still going strong and, against all odds, this rural, impoverished school continue to graduate students as an unprecendented rate in Tanzania. Much of it is due to the lunch program. $25 can feed the entire school, now over 900 students, for a day. Where else can $25 make such a big difference?
Thank you very much for your generous support. We are committed to ensuring it goes directly to the Losinoni lunch program and spent wisely.
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