SENATOR WELCOMES DEPED’S IMPLEMENTATION OF SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAM
SENATOR Grace Poe welcomed the Department of Education’s implementation of the school feeding program with the help of local government units.
Poe said barangay workers can help in the effective identification of program beneficiaries and distribution of food.
“We look forward to continuous inclusive consultations among stakeholders to ensure an impactful program,” Poe said.
She stressed the need to continue providing nutritious meals to students.
“Investing in our children’s nutrition will give invaluable yields to their healthy future,” the senator said.
Poe is the main author of Republic Act 11037 or the Masustansyang Pagkain Para sa Batang Pilipino Act which aims to combat hunger and undernutrition among Filipino children.