Kenya: School meals are more important than ever

In the face of a severe drought, it’s the only daily meal for many children

Asna (left) is one of 1.6 million children who receive school meals in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid regions. Photo: WFP/Martin Karimi
Providing school meals increases enrollment and attendance especially among girls. Photos: WFP/Martin Karimi
Schools such as Kilimani supplement the government-supplied cereals, pulses, and oil with locally grown leafy vegetables. Photo: WFP/Martin Karimi



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