Healthy Learners: Home Grown School Meals in Kenya

by East African Children's Fund
Healthy Learners: Home Grown School Meals in Kenya
Healthy Learners: Home Grown School Meals in Kenya
Healthy Learners: Home Grown School Meals in Kenya
Healthy Learners: Home Grown School Meals in Kenya
Healthy Learners: Home Grown School Meals in Kenya
Healthy Learners: Home Grown School Meals in Kenya
Healthy Learners: Home Grown School Meals in Kenya
Healthy Learners: Home Grown School Meals in Kenya
Healthy Learners: Home Grown School Meals in Kenya
Healthy Learners: Home Grown School Meals in Kenya
Home Grown School Meals for Healthy Learners
Home Grown School Meals for Healthy Learners

Dear Valued Partner:

Thank you for making a difference to school children in rural Kenya. Wtih your support, East African Children's Fund grows nutrient dense vegetables and fruits across 4 school farms in central Kenya. Harvests of kales, spinach, tomatoes, moringa, sweet peppers, carrots, sweet potatoes, onions and cowpeas boost school meals for almost 1,000 school children each day! You make this possible!

This Giving Tuesday, your investment in healthy school meals goes even further because GlobalGiving is offering Incentive Funds per donation. Please consider a gift today on Giving Tuesday! Moving forward, we remain committed to increasing school farm production with improved irrigation solutions to fight climate change combined with additional land under production.

We remain sincerely grateful for your support!

East African Children's Fund

P.S.: 100% DIRECT GIVING: 100% OF YOUR DONATION GOES TO NUTRITIOUS SCHOOL MEALS IN KENYA!

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Harvesting kales
Harvesting kales

Dear Valued Partner:

Thank you for making a difference to school children in rural Kenya. Wtih your support, East African Children's Fund grows nutrient dense vegetables and fruits across 4 school farms in central Kenya. Harvests of kales, spinach, tomatoes, moringa, sweet peppers, carrots, sweet potatoes, onions and cowpeas boost school meals for almost 1,000 school children each day! You make this possible!

Our partner communities in Kenya are struggling through an historic drought, coupled with the negative impacts of COVID and the war in Ukraine. As food prices for staple foods continue to rise, we're working to expand production at the school farms. This includes continued investment in climate smart irrigation solutions.

This week the development community, including UNICEF and GAIN, released research showing that 50% of children and 75% of women worldwide suffer micronutrient deficiencies. These rates are even higher for children in Kenya. Deficiencies in important micronutrients compromise immune systems and hinder children's growth and development, including school performance. Our solution, with your support, is to grow nutrient dense fruits and vegetables for school meals. Your investment in this school farming program ensures that children at our partner schools remain healthy and able to thrive and learn. Thank you!

With sincere gratitude,

East African Children's Fund

Students harvesting kales and spinach
Students harvesting kales and spinach
Tomato harvest from school farm
Tomato harvest from school farm
Nursery gardens-onions, kales, peppers w moringa
Nursery gardens-onions, kales, peppers w moringa

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School youth harvesting spinach
School youth harvesting spinach

Dear Valued Partner:

 

Thank you for making a difference to children at 3 boarding schools in rural Kenya with healthy school meals! You made it possible to grow nutrient dense fruits and vegetables at the school demonstration gardens and at 4 off-site farms. These fruits and vegetables boost the nutritional value of school meals, keeping children engaged in learning. We’re proud to report that students continued to place in the top quartile on national test exams. 

 

Both COVID-19 and now the war in Ukraine have led to increased food prices world wide. We are grateful for your support enabling our partner to grow food to feed almost 1,000 children. 

 

Thank you!

 

East African Children’s Fund

School youth in gardens
School youth in gardens
Healthy sweet potatos
Healthy sweet potatos
Oranges, pumpkins and squash from school farms
Oranges, pumpkins and squash from school farms
Nutritious greens from yellow beans
Nutritious greens from yellow beans

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Location: St Clr Shores, MI - USA
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