World Food Programme – School Feeding Program 2013-2014

Reporting Organization:WFP - World Food Programme
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 25,000,000
Timeframe: September 26, 2013 - January 1, 2014
Status: Completion
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

Chad - $ 2,500,000.00 (10.00%)

Ethiopia - $ 2,500,000.00 (10.00%)

Malawi - $ 2,500,000.00 (10.00%)

Mozambique - $ 2,500,000.00 (10.00%)

Niger (the) - $ 2,500,000.00 (10.00%)

Sri Lanka - $ 2,500,000.00 (10.00%)

Côte d’Ivoire - $ 2,000,000.00 (8.00%)

Senegal - $ 2,000,000.00 (8.00%)

Tanzania, United Republic of - $ 2,000,000.00 (8.00%)

Yemen - $ 1,500,000.00 (6.00%)

Zambia - $ 1,500,000.00 (6.00%)

Djibouti - $ 1,000,000.00 (4.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Nutrition (100 %)

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This project is one of a number of Canada’s contributions to the United Nations World Food Programme’s (WFP) school feeding program. Over the past four decades, WFP has become the world’s foremost provider of school meals to poor children. In addition to providing free midday meals, WFP provides students with take-home rations for the family, which encourages parents to send their boys and girls to class. School feeding initiatives target the most food-insecure areas of countries with low school enrolment, irregular school attendance, and high primary school drop-out rates. DFATD’s support to WFP’s school feeding program is used to purchase, deliver and distribute nutritious food primarily to school children, particularly girls, as a means of increasing enrolment and attendance rates, decreasing drop-out rates, as well as improving children’s concentration, learning and academic performance.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Unspecified
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

Expected outputs include: food, micronutrients, and de-worming medicine are distributed to primary school children; enabling policies are created; community networks are established; and, health and nutritional status of the beneficiaries are improved.

The expected intermediate outcome is reduced vulnerability of crisis-affected people, especially women and children.

Achieved Results



  • None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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