Kids suffer months of ‘agony’ after school meals cut off

27 July 2020 - 06:00 By Graeme Hosken
David Fritz with his children, Ethan, 10, Marliney, 6, and Zaynique, 2, at home in White River, Mpumalanga. They relied on the national school feeding scheme before lockdown.
David Fritz with his children, Ethan, 10, Marliney, 6, and Zaynique, 2, at home in White River, Mpumalanga. They relied on the national school feeding scheme before lockdown.
Image: Alaister Russell/The Sunday Times

When level-5 lockdown hit and schools closed, the national school feeding scheme vanished.

We speak to some of the families whose lifeline was severed four months ago.

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