Why are millions of SA pupils still starving? These are the excuses

14 August 2020 - 08:00 By Prega Govender
Government says its nutrition programme is not being supported, but lobby groups say this is no excuse.
Government says its nutrition programme is not being supported, but lobby groups say this is no excuse.
Image: Facebook/Alan Winde

Millions of pupils are going hungry because of their parents’ reluctance to send them to school to collect food.

This is the dismal picture painted by provincial education departments - although lobby groups are hearing 'excuses'.​

 

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