School feeding at Lake Bosomtwe

Chronic malnutrition is a huge problem in Ghana and it is responsible for many diseases. The children are weakened. To them, diseases – from which a healthy child could recover easily – are fatal. Madamfo Ghana has launched feeding programmes for nursery- and primary schools. Women from the respective villages are hired to cook for the children.
The food which is used comes from local markets, thus supporting local market women.


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Project overview

There are about 600 pupils in the project area. In 2008/2009, Madamfo Ghana has launched a school feeding programme in a school in Apewu. Thanks to the support of „German Broker“ the programme could be expanded and also implemented in Banso, Detiaso and Esaase. The programme generated a strong increase in the number of pupils and better school performances. 30 teachers are working in the project area at Lake Bosumtwi.