Every child deserves a snack!
A Peacemaking Project by Ewaen O.
What is the injustice we are solving?
A lack of healthy food.
Our Compassionate Solution:
To solve this injustice of Lack of healthy meals for kids.
we will address We will address poor orientation about malnutrition and unhealthy meals on kids. Well as introducing them to nutritious food supplements.
by Organizing an orientation campaign across the community for parents and guardians as well as for kids. And also setting up small food group talks across the community to sensitized members.
Our Project Plan:
- Our first project goal is to reach out to 500 students in schools across the community. 2. To orient them to small food group talks to discuss about healthy meals and their supplement. 3. To help each student discover the food supplements that works best for him or her and which is easily accessible. 4. Make preparing healthy meals and snacks interesting and enjoyable for them as they did nd out more foods and snacks.
We will increase my / our compassion by...
We will increase our compassion by letting parents know the dangers of malnutrition and how we struggled out of it. Telling them our unique story.
How will you show courage?
I will have to reproach the government and community leaders. And also form alliance with existing NGOs that relate to proper feeding like the FOOD CHAIN GROUP . I Will also set up meetings with the commissioner of education in my state to deliberate on the best approach of providing meals for all students.
How will you collaborate with others?
I will collaborate with others by first; forming great synergy with people that is creating a 5 man team who will join me head to head to carry out the goals of this project. I will also collaborate with parents of the kids and authorities of the schools to provide proper orientation to the students on healthy meals. I will also form synergy with bigger bodies like the FOOD CHAIN and LIVING WELL NGOs which will help in the provision of food supplements and orientation of the students. The names of the schools situated in Benin city that I would be collaborating with are; 1. Umelu secondary school 2. Niger college 3. Emotan college.
How will you know you are moving in the right direction? (What are specific ways you can measure your impact?)
1. Once school authorities give us a free pass to their schools to orient students( thereby supporting the initiative) 2. Once orientation has taken place in the schools and small food group talks are formed. 3. When our checklist and questionnaires are filled to ascertain if parents/ students known the nutritional value of the meals they take. 4. Each student joins us in orienting other students and parents.
- 1. Create a 5 man team 2. Set up meetings with parents of affected kids. 3. Submit letter of orientation to school authorities. 4. Submit letter of facilitation/ alliance to NGOs in Benin city.
- 5. Agree on fixed days for meetings with schools 6. Have the orientation session and preparation of healthy meals 7. Form small food group talks to continually educate on the benefits of nutritious meals. 8. Synergize with government authorities and NGOs to distribute/ implement proper meals/ snacks to students.