This report presents the findings of the 2018 School Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (SWASH) Assessment survey.
The home grown school feeding programme (HGSFP) is a component of the national social investment portfolio which was established to improve the health and nutrition status of the pupils in public primary schools across the federation as well as improve economic outcomes for the poor.
Around the world, learning levels remain low and therefore a priority area for improvement. A key barrier to participation and learning in school is student health, especially in low- and middle-income countries.
In Eastern and Southern Africa, at least 120 million children and youth are not able to attend school due to COVID-19 related school closures. More than 16 million affected school-children in the region rely on school meals and nutrition services.