U.S. pledges 20 mln USD to WFP for school feeding in Cambodia

The United States has pledged 20 million U.S. dollars over the next three years to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) to carry out school feeding program in Cambodia, said a WFP press release on Tuesday.

The statement said the donation, made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, would allow WFP to provide meals to 153,000 pre- school and primary school children, as well as take-home rations for 12,000 students in grades 4 to 6 from very poor households, in 863 primary schools in three provinces: Battambang, Siem Reap and Kampong Thom. …

Xinhuanet News Staff