The cost of malnutrition

St John Primary School in Kibera

Mr Josiah Mwanya Munyutu, the headteacher of St John Primary School in Kibera, serves lunch to pupils. A recent study found that an overnight and morning fast among school children had detrimental effects on memory.

Photo credit: Leon Lidigu | Nation Media Group

It’s noon. Mildred Achitsa, a Grade Two pupil in Kakamega County, is quite elated to hear the bell ring.


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