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BIGGER SHARE FOR FEEDING PROGRAM IN 2022 URGED

A group of educators has called on Congress to raise the funding for the country’s feeding program. This, as the funding for the School-Based Feeding Program (SBFP) had been slashed by around 2.7 billion compared to this year’s allocation in the proposed 2022 budget of the Department of Education. Abante expressed bemusement at the decrease […]

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BUY DIRECT FROM FARMERS FOR SCHOOL-FEEDING PROGRAM

As 24.5 million learners returned to public schooling, Senator Kiko Pangilinan urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to buy directly from farmers, fisherfolk, and their organizations the food and milk for its P5.9 billion school-based feeding program. “Hinihiling natin kay Ka Liling Briones na direktang makipag-ugnayan kay Secretary Willy Dar ng Department of Agriculture para […]