Healthy Kids, Healthy FutureCategory:
voluntary social initiativeRegion:
Ceará (municipality of São Gonçalo do Amarante) and Maranhão (municipalities of Santo Antônio dos Lopes and Capinzal do Norte)Objective:
Health and nutrition education aimed at teachers and students from municipal schoolsReturn:
over 10,000 students from 120 public schools will benefit, as well as teachers, cooks and individuals in the community
ENEVA develops, in partnership with Inmed Brazil and the Municipal Health and Education Offices, the project “Healthy Kids, Healthy Future”. This voluntary initiative promotes actions for health and nutrition education to be delivered to teachers and students from municipal schools through monthly meetings.
This project will allow determining the nutritional situation of participating children; train teachers, coordinators, community health workers, and cooks on topics related to health, nutrition, hygiene, cultivation of school vegetable gardens and water purification techniques.