Moringa: Natural food supplement for the children of Port Reitz School
Maendeleo provides the Port Reitz School with Moringa powder. This powder is added to the regular meals of the pupils. The leaves’ of the Moringa tree contain enormous nutritional value. They are chockfull vitamins, minerals and protein. Dried and made into a powder it is a natural supplement of vitamins , minerals and proteins, elements crucial for the cognitive and physical development of the children. Because the regular menu at the school if very monotonous, existing mainly of “ugali” (maize) with beans , or rice with beans and only very little portions of fresh vegetables.
We purchase Moringa powder from the Kenya Care zelfhulpgroepen. They gather leaves from Moringa trees growing in the wild, and so they earn a modest income.