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Canada is one of very few industrialized countries not to have a national school food program. (Shutterstock)

Why your kids need a national school food program

As Canadian kids head back to school this week, many will be hungry. Lacking fruits, vegetables and other nutritious foods, they will suffer mood problems, disease and low academic performance.
All students deserve a healthy lunch when they go to school. Africa Studio /

We should serve kids food in school, not shame

Students with unpaid meal debts have been experiencing some shaming policies at school. New rules are aimed at protecting these children, but the real solution may lie in free meals for all.
Children struggle to learn when they’re hungry. Reuters/Bruno Domingos

Ghana’s school feeding scheme is slowly changing children’s lives

Ghana's school feeding programme has reached millions of children in the past 11 years. It does important work, but needs more support to grow and become sustainable.

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