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Section: General News - After just three years of implementation, Makati City's feeding program for undernourished school children is already bearing fruit.
Records on the city's Project FEED (Food for Excellence and Development) showed on Sunday that nearly 94 percent of the 4,186 pupil-beneficiaries have improved in their academic performance.
DepEd (Department of Education)-Makati Superintendent Elena Ruiz, in her official report, said that the program helped bring down the elementary dropout rate by 0.2 percent.
The program has not only proven to be successful in boosting the health of pupils but also their performance in school, Ruiz pointed …