Supplemental Nutrition for West Bank Children

 
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$63,396
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Supplemental Nutrition for West Bank Children

Supplemental Nutrition for West Bank Children
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Repeating Scene on "Cup of Milk" Day

Repeating Scene on "Cup of Milk" Day
Children played contentedly in the playground outside their indergarten in the sun of early spring. When the "Cup of Milk" distribution team appeared, they clapped their hands, burst into grateful song, then lined up and waited for their packages, smiling with appreciation. Later when group pictures were taken, they spontaneously cheered and held their milk cartons high above their heads. (view small | med | large | orig)

Zero Absenteeism on Distribution Days

Zero Absenteeism on Distribution Days
An indicator of local enthusiam for "Cup of Milk," while there had been some absenteeism in kindergartens, during "Cup of Milk" package distribution days--there was absolutely none. (view small | med | large | orig)

Helping Entire West Bank Families

Helping Entire West Bank Families
Building upon past successes and responding to requests of participating West Bank communities, packages of dairy products are going to entire families, brought home by their kindergarden children. That's particularly helpful to the poorest. (view small | med | large | orig)

Some Statistics Behind the Smiles

Some Statistics Behind the Smiles
According to the World Bank, 35% of all Palestinian families live in poverty. Children suffer from low food intake in general and a lack of vitamins, carbohydrates and nutrients in particular. "Cup of Milk" protein-rich dairy supplements help close that nutrition gap. (view small | med | large | orig)

Dairy Industry Assist Too

Dairy Industry Assist Too
That hefty box contains milk, white and yellow cheese, and other local dairy products such as pasteurized lebaneh. Beyond families, "Cup of Milk" also benefits the local dairy industry--providing sales and guaranteeing jobs at milk processing plants during a difficult economic time and assisting hundreds of small dairy farmers depending on the plants for their livelihoods. (view small | med | large | orig)

Their playground is simple

Their playground is simple
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They drink the milk without hesitation

They drink the milk without hesitation
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They do not fight for it--they wait their turn

They do not fight for it--they wait their turn
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Everyone gets a share

Everyone gets a share
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Organization

Project Leader

Jasmeet Dev

Deputy Director of Program Development
New York, NY United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Supplemental Nutrition for West Bank Children