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Meycauayan College Graduate Department CRRENT ISSUES IN EDUCATION

School Based Feeding Program (SBFP)

>It is a DepEd Order No. 87 s.2012 >The SBFP was previously known as Breakfast Feeding Program (BFP) which was initially conceptualized and launched in 1997 to address the short term hunger syndrome >The SBFP aims to provide hot meals to severely wasted children Objectives of SBFP 1. To rehabilitate at least 70% of the severely wasted beneficiaries to normal nutrition status at the end of 100-120 feeding days. 2. To improve childrens health and nutrition values and behavior 3. To ensure the 85-100% classroom attendance of the target beneficiaries

Target Areas or Schools

are identified by the Regional Health and Nutrition Unit (RHNU) Staff with the following criteria: undernourished students, capacity of the school heads to manage, disburse and liquidate funds, awareness on the rules and regulations and schools that are not implementing other feeding program.

Target Beneficiaries

are severely wasted Kindergarten to Grade 6 pupils in identified schools. These are the prioritized grade levels due to the high level dropout rate, vulnerability to illness and a critical stage for mental and physical development. Height and weight of beneficiaries shall be taken by the teacher using SBFP Form 1. A calibrated weighing scale shall be used to take the weight and steel tape to take the height


The feeding shall be done for 100-120 days which is within October to March. The feeding days may be shortened if the actual beneficiaries exceeded the target beneficiaries or it may be extended if the actual beneficiaries is below the target beneficiaries.

Finalize the cycle menu

Identify the target beneficiaries

Identify parents/volunteers who shall help the whole duration of the program

SBFP Core Group

2 teaching personnel and 1 parent or 1 teaching personnel and 2 parents

Prepare the schedule of parents/volunteers

Train the parents

Recording and reporting

Orientation of Program Implementers


1. Overview of the program 2. Background 3. Operational guidelines 4. Roles of PTA and other stakeholders 5.Training/Cooking demonstration 6. Food preparation and food safety concepts

>Participants: school principals, teachers, day care workers, barangay officials, community and parent organization and other stakeholders, >DepEd Division Offices in coordination with the local Technical Working Group shall conduct the orientation.

Feeding Proper
>Feeding time shall be decided by the School Head in consultation with the SBFP Core Group and PTCA according to the needs of the children and practicability of feeding. It shall be . conducted at the school feeding area or separate room to avoid disruption of classes


1. Food commodities shall be served and consumed inside the feeding area 2. Practice and observe highest standard of hygiene for the preparation and serving the food 3. Teach children proper hygiene 4. If Beneficiaries become overweight they shall continue to be fed and refer them to PE teacher for physical activities and to the School Nurse for health counselling. Beneficiaries who are undernourished shall be referred to the Health Personnel for further assessment. 5. The SBFP Core Group is encouraged to use iodized salt in cooking and to minimize food wastage by practicing portion control

Monitoring and Evaluation

National Technical Working Group

Regional TWG

Division TWG

Outstanding School Implementer of SBFP

Feeding Program

School Head/Principal

Outstanding School Implementer of SBFP

The best school implementer of SBFP shall be recognized and awarded accordingly at the end of the feeding period based on the following criteria:

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Percentage of beneficiaries rehabilitate to normal status Compliance with the guidelines Establishment of vegetable garden Good practices developed and learned Involvement of parents and community Advocacy and resource mobilization activities Prompt submission of reports

Deworm beneficiaries before the start of the feeding to get the full benefit of the nutrients of the food. DOH provide the deworming medicines to schools through DepEd RHN to Division offices to Schools. Get parental approval before administering the deworming medicines

Gulayan sa Paaralan Project (GPP)

All schools should plant at least 50 malunggay trees within school premises (DepEd Memo No. 234) and allot an area for production of nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables in school. Coordinate with the barangay to establish communal vegetable garden in the community

Waste Segregation and Composting

Separate biodegradable, non-biodegradable and recyclable materials. Use the 5 Rs to minimize garbage (reduce, reuse, recycle, repair and rethink)

Personal Hygiene
Wearing of clean clothes, proper haircut, proper hand washing,

tooth brushing and keeping nails short and clean

Productivity, Life and Values Development Training

Conduct training on values formation, sustainable food production and nutrition education for parents in order to sustain family food security, increase school retention and improve nutritional status of children in long term.


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Batangas Negros Oriental Sorsogon Negros Occidental

Total No. of Beneficiaries

5,298 3,998 3,841 3,816

6 7 8 9 10

IV - B

Oriental Mindoro
Cagayan de Oro Zambales Cavite Leyte Pangasinan

3,182 2,809 2,745 2,584 1,949


Malunggay Veggie Mix Malu-Pinakbet Misua with Malunggay Leaves Munggo Supreme Soup Vegetable Mix Sopas na Dahon ng Malunggay Malunggay Fish Balls with Sweet and Sour Sauce Carrot Pancake Champorado with Mungbean Puto de Gabi with Linga Squash Choco Flan

Corn Peanut Maja

Calamansi Sago Coolers Turon Con Malunggay

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