Jamaica News: Wife of the Governor-General, Her Excellency, the Most Hon. Lady Allen, has lauded schools that have established feeding programmes for students, and business entities supporting them.
Speaking at the opening of the Jamaica Island Nutrition Network (JINN) technical conference, at The Mico University College in Kingston on April 2, Lady Allen said the increase in the number of schools introducing breakfast and lunch programmes is commendable.
She cited this is imperative in safeguarding the nutrition of the enrolled students, while reducing the incidence of absenteeism from school.
Source: JIS News