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Fresh Milk For Haitian Schools

Fresh Milk For Haitian Schools

A worker at the Lèt Agogo dairy farmers cooperative shows off bottles of fresh milk that will be taken to schools on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince as part of WFP school meals programmes.

 

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Lèt Agogo (meaning "Milk Aplenty") is a network of small producers in and around Port-au-Prince who sell their milk together.

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Jean Claude Belizaire is among dairy farmers who have begun selling their milk to WFP to be distributed to local school children.

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Thanks to a donation from Brazil, WFP has been able to buy ove 676,000 bottles of milk from Lèt Agogo.

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Over 17,700 children in Haiti have received two bottles like this per week, adding a valuable source of calcium, protein and vitamins to their diet.

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