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Feeding Orphans and Encouraging Livelihoods - WFP Burundi Institutional Feeding

Institutional Feeding 1

Former street children use their newly acquired skills to construct wood furniture. They received their training at the Centre Giriteka which helps former street children re-enter society armed with vocational skills. Children housed at the centre receive WFP food assistance such as maize meal, beans, salt and vegetable oil.

Institutional Feeding 2

Younger former street children at the Centre Giriteka in Ngozi, Northern Burundi, receive help catching up with basic education. Many missed their vital first few years in school so here, they are undergoing a crash course in order to re-enter the education system at the right grade.

 

Institutional Feeding 3

A former street child giving another one a haircut? Of course. At the Centre Giriteka in Ngozi, Burundi, former street children receive valuable skills which help them become indepdent and prevent a return to the harsh life of being homeless. The younger children who are housed at the centre receive WFP food assistance through the Institutional Feeding programme.

Institutional Feeding 4

WFP Institutional Feeding programmes offer much needed food assistance to orphans. At the Busiga Orphanage in Northern Burundi, young children who have lost their parents or come from broken homes are well cared for and receive super cereal (fortified soya blend), beans, rice and vegetable oil.

Institutional Feeding 5

WFP Institutional Feeding programmes offer much needed food assistance to orphans. At the Busiga Orphanage in Northern Burundi, young children who have lost their parents or come from broken homes are well cared for and receive super cereal (fortified soya blend), beans, rice and vegetable oil.

Institutional Feeding 6

A young orphan enjoys WFP supplied rice and beans at the Busiga Orphanage in Northern Burundi.

WFP Burundi's Institutional Feeding Programme offers much needed food assistance to orphans and plays a vital role in rehabilitating former street children.

 

At the Busiga Orphanage in Northern Burundi, 71 orphans are able to eat 3 nutritious meals a day. They receive beans, rice, super cereal (corn soya blend), sugar and vegetable oil. In this gallery, several orphans can be seen enjoying a typical lunch of rice and beans mixed with some locally produced vegetables.

 

At the Centre Giriteka in Ngozi, Burundi, 180 former street children are trained in vocational activities in an effort to help them re-enter society as productive members.