Support to School Health and Nutrition – World Food Programme

Reporting Organization:WFP - World Food Programme
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 10,000,000
Timeframe: March 30, 2021 - September 30, 2022
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

WFP - World Food Programme

Participating Organizations


Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Somalia - $ 3,350,000.00 (33.50%)

South Sudan - $ 3,350,000.00 (33.50%)

Burkina Faso - $ 1,100,000.00 (11.00%)

Congo (DRC) - $ 1,100,000.00 (11.00%)

Niger (the) - $ 1,100,000.00 (11.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Nutrition (100.00 %)

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This World Food Programme project is a coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency response initiative of $10 million for 18 months in South Sudan and Somalia. The project aims to provide integrated activities to support children’s wellbeing, health and nutrition. Project activities include: 1) delivering school meals, take-home rations and micronutrient supplementation and deworming to 111,500 school children in Somalia and South Sudan; and (2) ensuring adherence to COVID-19 mitigation measures.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Children, boys Adult women Adult men Adolescent females Children, girls
Total Direct Population: 111,500
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) increased access to nutritious food and improved health by providing school meals, take-home rations, micronutrient supplementation and deworming for girls and boys in South Sudan and Somalia; (2) improved access to a healthier and adequate learning environment (including COVID-19 mitigation measures) for girls and boys in South Sudan and Somalia; (3) increased access to adequate sanitation and hygiene services for girls and boys, especially adolescent girls in South Sudan and Somalia; (4) trained teachers on school health and nutrition, hygiene and the menstrual hygiene movement, COVID-19 mitigation measures and psychosocial support, with a focus on adolescent girls; (5) sensitized target communities including adolescent boys and girls, parents, teachers and local traditional authorities and leaders on girls’ education, nutrition, social and health rights, and on gender-based violence (GBV); and (6) improved awareness among target groups in the communities on girls’ education, knowledge, nutrition, health and reproductive health, and on GBV.

Achieved Results


  • None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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