Managers from School Meals Programme meet with Cabinet

COVID-19 School Safety

Four Managers of the National School Meals Programme were invited to Cabinet in order to prepare for the April 12 opening of schools. There are 220 team members employed who make the program work.  They serve 28 Primary Schools, 3 Pre-Schools, the Sir Novelle Richards, the Princess Margaret, 6,000 meals per day, at a cost of $20.00 per student. The Cabinet agreed to make payments for the purchase of supplies, for the payment to suppliers and other creditors. The payments to enable the functioning of the School Meals Program will take place in tranches, beginning this week.