One large school kitchen is opened in rural Sosnabar (256) and the first school-kitchen gardens are planted in the Los Ricos de Abajo and Clavellinas communities.

Feed the Hungry completes the purchase of a former commercial property on the periphery of SMA’s city-center. This operations facility provides for FTHSM’s warehousing and distribution needs, administrative offices, meeting and training rooms, and a demonstration school kitchen all in one location. The move to the new site was completed in the second quarter of the year.

The Family Nutrition Education (FNE) program undertakes its first child health evaluation of 2,053 school children in 14 communities served by FTHSM’s meals program. Also, as integral part of the FNE program, 892 mothers from this same grouping attended nutrition education workshops.