Nuts and Fruits Will Be Distributed to Primary and Secondary School Students in İzmir

Snack and Fruit Will Be Distributed to Primary and Secondary School Students in Izmir
Nuts and Fruits Will Be Distributed to Primary and Secondary School Students in İzmir

Izmir Metropolitan Municipality will distribute snacks and fruit to at least 50 thousand primary and secondary school students. Minister Tunç SoyerStating that the ever-deepening economic crisis also affected children, he said, “This burning impoverishment situation in the society shows us that all kinds of support are vital. "We will continue to do whatever we can for our children," he said.

Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç SoyerSupport for students continues in line with the vision of social municipality and equal opportunity in education. Taking action to ensure that students affected by the exorbitant increase in food prices do not experience nutritional problems, the Metropolitan Municipality is implementing a new project for students aged 6-14 in public schools. Providing hot meals and soup support to university students, the Metropolitan Municipality will start to distribute snacks and fruit to primary and secondary school students in January 2023.

20 grams of roasted hazelnuts, 50 grams of raisins, tangerines, oranges and apples will be distributed to primary and secondary school students who need supplements for their physiological and cognitive development. Primarily, 65 schools and 50 thousand students in disadvantaged neighborhoods will be reached. It is planned to expand the project in non-metropolitan districts.

“Not just important, vital”

Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç SoyerStating that the deepening economic crisis also affected children, he said, “We are entering the 100th year of the Republic with a dark picture. Now, our children's access to basic foodstuffs, protein foods and fruit has become increasingly limited. This scorching state of impoverishment in the society shows us that all kinds of support are not only important but vital. "We will continue to do whatever we can for our children," he said.

Regular meals to 29 private education institutions

Since 2019, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality has been providing regular lunch support to 29 public special education schools where students with special status are educated. An average of 2 lunches are distributed to these schools every day.

milk 115 thousand children

İzmir Metropolitan Municipality continues its Dairy Lamb project. Within the scope of the project developed for children to have access to healthy food, it distributes milk to a total of 61 thousand children in 265 districts, 1 thousand 2 of whom are between the ages of 30-115, on a monthly basis. Minister Tunç SoyerWith the healthy and sustainable agricultural practices implemented by .

Günceleme: 19/12/2022 14:07

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