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Cambodian kids enjoy last free breakfast after suspension of UN food aid

Cambodian kids enjoy last free breakfast after suspension of UN food aid

Students at a rural elementary school in Cambodia enjoyed their last free breakfasts in class after the United Nations World Food Program stopped supplying rice and other food because of soaring global prices.
Besides directly providing nutrition for children, the WFP breakfasts have provided an incentive for parents to send their children to school rather than sending them to work in the fields or stay home to look after younger siblings.
WFP said Wednesday that the program will be resumed later, probably around October, as the agency provides US$1.2 billion (


Updated : 2021-04-17 06:35 GMT+08:00