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In Burkina Faso, School Meals Raise Enrolment, Improve Nutrition

Morning porridge
From kitchen to classroom
Bowls ready to be filled
Community volunteers
Improving concentration
Washing hands
Down to the last drop
Boosting girls' enrollment
A nutritious break
Back to class

WFP Burkina Faso provides school meals to 100,000 children in the Sahel Region of the country, where food insecurity is high and enrolment levels low. In addition to school meals, WFP provides monthly 10 kilogram take-home rations of maize or sorghum to girls in the last two years of primary school as an additional incentive to parents to keep their girls in school.