Much more support of homemade nutrition programmes is needed to ensure gaps are filled
In a small number of cases principals reported that providers had contacted them to say there would be no food on Monday, but none could explain why.
Scholars may go hungry next week amid confusion over the companies hired to feed them
Religious and nonprofit groups play an important role in providing food to students, but sometimes this is not enough.
It is exploring the idea of asking more food manufacturers to provide poor learners with a morning meal.
Poor handling practices as well as storage, cooking equipment and fridges – and rats – increase the risk of food poisoning.
A replication of our social system, education must become a social concern. Simple things like music and reading will change children’s lives.
Studies show that feeding programmes at schools not only reduce stunting, but also combat obesity and lead to increased enrolment in schools.
Government intervention is necessary to ensure that all children do not study on hungry stomachs because they are tired and drained.
Meals are back in 11 Limpopo schools after legal action, but the lost teaching time worries principals.
Despite government’s national school feeding scheme, pupils at Tshinavhe Secondary School have been left hungry, says rights organisation Section27.
School children have been dumping the meals they get as part of a school feeding scheme in fear of poisoning after 22 children died on Tuesday.
School food contracts awarded to an official’s relatives in Limpopo could amount to more than R35-million, writes Rapula Moatshe and Lionel Faull.
Bakenberg North is one of six circuits in Limpopo that the M&G visited to see how the national school nutrition programme was serving schools.
A day of fun during the National Nutritional Week helped kids in Limpopo learn about the benefits of good nutrition.
One woman is helping to transform the wasteland of Evaton West by getting people to get their hands dirty, writes <b>Kwanele Sosibo</b>.
It is unconscionable that 1,6-million learners in the Eastern Cape have been denied their right to school nutrition.
Researchers at VUT have developed a nutritionally balanced vetkoek that ends hunger and meets children’s micronutrient needs.