FOOD SECURITY

Equal Education demands audit of school feeding programmes in Limpopo

Activists say there are still learners in Mashashane, Polokwane not getting meals when they’re not at school

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23 March 2021

“The slow violence of malnutrition”

One in four children under five is undernourished and one in eight is overweight or obese, say researchers

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18 February 2021

Community gardeners dig in against attempts to evict them

New Khayelitsha vegetable garden is on land set aside for a provincial housing project

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18 February 2021

Some schools still not feeding learners

The national feeding scheme was meant to recommence on 27 January

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9 February 2021

This school goes the extra mile to feed its learners

”With the food I get from school I manage to eat during the day”

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4 February 2021

Tafelsig feeding scheme battles red tape

Tafelsig CAN provides meals three times a day to hundreds of families in Mitchells Plain and Philippi

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18 November 2020

Survey reveals learners go hungry

Equal Education found learners in Limpopo who are not getting meals every day because they can’t afford to travel to school

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16 November 2020

Elsies River youth start garden to feed their community

The pair are set to start a larger garden in the area soon

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5 November 2020

How a rural KZN school keeps hunger away

“You find that the food they get at school is their only meal for the day”

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2 November 2020

School feeding: Auntie Dottie’s biryani is a hit with learners

But some learners are still not being fed in lockdown

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28 October 2020

“Some learners don’t get proper meals at home and come to school hungry”

How a special needs school in Gugulethu feeds over 300 learners daily

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28 October 2020

Subsistence farmers under siege from land occupation

Shacks have been erected in the middle of their crops in Dunoon

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27 October 2020

School that grows its own food feeds hundreds daily

Levana Primary is located in Cape Town’s economically depressed Lavender Hill

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26 October 2020

Nearly two million learners still not receiving meals at school

Education department is expected to submit a detailed plan to court this week

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13 October 2020

Hungry children go hunting to get food

Without daily school meals, children do odd jobs or hunt pigeons and rabbits to get lunch

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16 September 2020