A red cup of steaming mungbean porridge is provided to students in a remote area in Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) as part pf WFP’s Local Food Based School Meals programme. WFP collaborates with the local government to provide students from poor families healthy meals in school which help them concentrate in their classes.
A young student enjoys a meal provided to him as part of WFP's School Meals programme, which feeds around 1,400 children over a six month period. School meals are a major incentive for parents to send their children, who may otherwise not eat, to school. The nourishment helps them to focus on learning the alphabet, bringing them closer to one day fulfilling their dreams of going to university.