Group feeding programme in a school, Lesotho

Prevention of malnutrition: group feeding programme This image shows children waiting for a school meal in Lesotho. They are each given a cupful of a maize and bean porridge. Beans (legumes) provide starch, protein, iron and B group vitamins. A mixture of a cereal and a legume provides good quality protein, but vegetables or fruit should also be eaten to ensure that sufficient micronutrients are p…