WFP starts handover of school feeding program to Laos
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
OUDOMXAY, Laos, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The World Food Programme (WFP) has handed over its school feeding program in more than 500 schools to the Lao government.
A ceremony was held on Wednesday at the Bor village school in Oudomxay, some 310 km north of Lao capital Vientiane, where the WFP will provide 40,000 plates of food per year to the school's 200 students.
In 2002, the WFP started the school feeding to provide nutritious school meals to children who would often come to school on an empty stoma ...