Milk in schools

WFP, in cooperation with Yeremyan Projects, implemented the “Milk in schools” program.

Around 350 schoolchildren from 5th to 8th grades of Jermuk Gorky No. 1 and Yeghegnadzor No. 1 schools of Vayots Dzor

Province are engaged in the project and receive a glass of milk in the morning for a healthy start of the day.

Director General of the company, Davit Yeremyan emphasized the importance to share the same vision with our partner, the UN World Food Programme in terms of promoting the consumption of milk as a healthy drink among children and adults in Armenia. 

Nanna Skau, WFP Officer-in-Charge in Armenia appreciates the important partnership with Yeremyan Projects to address nutrition and behavior change issues in Armenia. Since 2019 the company developed and implemented a production based on the “From seed to table” concept, which is one of the most important elements of WFP's national food security strategy.

The “Milk in schools” project is accompanied by a public campaign with the slogan "Milk is love, strength, and health"․ 

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