The Malaybalay City Division launched its 2nd year of “DAILY LUNCH-HOTMEAL” feeding program sponsored by Jollibee Foods Group/Acornbilt Foods Corporation and the Malaybalay City Government on July 17, 2013. This 136 feeding days project was awarded to 5 beneficiary schools among 109 Grades I-III feeding recipients namely: MALAYBALAY CITY CENTRAL SCHOOL (31 pupils), CASISANG CENTRAL SCHOOL (15 pupils), KALASUNGAY CENTRAL SCHOOL (23 pupils), BANGCUD CENTRAL SCHOOL (18 pupils), MANAGOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (22 pupils).The project aims to help improve attendance and learning outcomes among pupils and promote local collaboration to improve educational system.
As a component of the feeding project BLT PROGRAM STAKEHOLDERS ORIENTATION was conducted by the Division School Health and Nutrition personnel, in coordination with Jollibee BLT program Coordinator in all 5 school beneficiaries on July 11-12 and 15, 2013. Basically, the orientation served as the avenue to ensure parent, school and community commitment and involvement. The organized BLT Core Group shall be engage in program implementation, monitoring and evaluation, with the School Administrator who actively oversees overall management of the feeding program until its completion in February 2014.
This laudable undertaking is a manifestation of a collaborative effort amongst stakeholders to address health and nutrition concerns besetting the undernourished schoolchildren. The economic and technical assistance from Jollibee Foods Corporation and Acornbilt Foods Corporation (local Jollibee Franchisee) with the Malaybalay City Government as Local Implementing Partners (LIPs) and of Division of Malaybalay City workforce, shall facilitate efficient operation and achievement of this essential program as part of this DIVISION’s quest to integrate health and nutrition programs and project which would remarkably impact learners’ and school performance.
Our sincerest gratitude to the benefactors—GODBLESS!!!!!!