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Japanese donation to WFP School Feeding Programme in Guinea-Bissau

Japanese Donation to Guinea-Bissau 1

Girls studying at the Albino Nanque School located in northern Guinea-Bissau stand for a class photo. WFP provides take home rations to girls in grades 4 to 6 to encourage families to keep their daughters in school.

Japanese Donation to Guinea-Bissau 2

Girls studying in Ingore, northern Guinea-Bissau, receive WFP take-home rations from school. 

Japanese Donation to Guinea-Bissau 3

Bigine community leaders (left) and WFP Programme Asistant José Batista (right) join students of the Bigine School in eastern Guinea-Bissau. WFP provides school meals as well as tools for the school's garden. 

Japanese Donation to Guinea-Bissau 4

WFP Staff Assistant Graciete Cabral, former First-Secretary of the Embassy of Japan Maya Hamada, and WFP Country Director Pedro M. Figueiredo.  

Japanese Donation to Guinea-Bissau 5

Former Secretary of State for Cooperation Mr. Lassan Ture, WFP Guinea-Bissau Country Director Pedro Figueiredo, and Ambassador of Japan to Guinea-Bissau Hiroshi Fukada hold bags of WFP food. 

Japanese Donation to Guinea-Bissau 6

WFP Logistics Assistants Domingos Ca and Djibril Diedhiou stand in Guinea-Bissau's port for the discharging of commodities donated by Japan to WFPs School Feeding Programme, which include: rice, sugar, vegetable oil, and a corn soya blend. 

Japanese Donation to Guinea-Bissau 7

WFP logistics team works in a warehouse in Bolola, which stores commodities from the recent Japanese donation to WFPs School Feeding Programme in Guinea-Bissau.

Japan is WFP Guinea-Bissau's Top Donor. In 2012, USD 1.4 million $ have been donated to support the School Feeding Programme. This donation allowed to procure Rice, Sugar, Vegetable Oil and CSB to provide Food Assistance under the School Feeding Programme in Guinea-Bissau.