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Bolivia: Implementing a Sustainable School Feeding Model

Children Eat the Ecological Potato Produced by Their Parents

At Sundur Wasi school, children eat organic potatoes produced by their parents, with the support of the ISSANDES project, and rice provided by WFP. ISSANDES stands for the Innovation for Food Security and Sovereignty in the Andes project, financed by the International Potato Center (CIP) and the European Union (EU).

 

Lunch Time

The lunch menu consists of rice provided by WFP and organic potato stew produced in the same community.

 

WFP Showing the Ecological Potato

Edgar Gonzales, a WFP field monitor, shows the production of the organic potato which counts with the support of the ISSANDES project.

School Girls Harvest Beets

Girls from the Sundur Wasi school harvest beet from the school garden.

Harvesting Fresh Vegetables

In the Sundur Wasi school greenhouse the students harvest vegetables to complement their school meals.

 

Mothers Prepare the School Meals

In the school kitchen, mothers take turns to cook meals.

 

Product Demonstration

The Api Sundur Huasi Producers Association (APASH) shows the products they produce and sell to the school meals programme.

 

WFP Deputy Regional Director Visits Bolivia

The WFP Deputy Regional Director, Alzira Ferreira, shows pictures she took to the kids of Sundur Wasi while they are eating.

 

A Former WFP School Feeding Beneficiary

The WFP delegation was invited by city councilor Genaro Yujra (r) to taste the menus that are prepared at school. As a school child, Yujra received WFP school meals.  

 

A School Feeding Beneficiary

This girl and her peers benefit from the sustainable school feeding programme in Chiquisaca.

 

In Bolivia, WFP is implementing an innovative and sustainable School Feeding management model that also supports the local economy. Thanks to this model, which places the school and the school meals at the center, the local community is receiving benefits.