India’s School Lunch Program Needs Focus On Safety, Accountability
The Guardian: Lessons learned from India’s midday meal scheme for schoolchildren
“…India’s midday meal scheme is the largest school feeding program of its kind in the world and counts former U.S. president Bill Clinton among its admirers. The scheme was set up in 1995 to ensure hunger didn’t prevent children from attending school and nearly 120 million children are fed daily. But the program is rife with corruption and improperly implemented, which frequently endangers and lets down the vulnerable population it seeks to serve…” (Pain, 8/11).