Nestlé Ghana held an outreach on nutrition education for the growth and wellbeing of children for 400 mothers and caregivers at the Legon Presec Basic School.

The event was held to climax Nestlé’s Nido® Nutrition Day Program. The Nido® Nutrition Day Program is held in partnership with the Ghana Education Service (GES) every year and provides mothers and caregivers knowledge on the importance of good nutrition through dramatisation, talk and games. The Nido® Nutrition Day Program seeks to help 50 million children lead healthier lives by 2030.

Diana K. Kejuo, Category Manager for Dairy at Nestlé said Nestlé believes in sharing nutrition knowledge to help improve the wellbeing of individuals and families, especially Children who in most cases suffer from undernutrition as a result of lack of key micronutrients in their daily food intake.

Coordinator for National School Health Education Program of GES Nana Esi Inkoom described the partnership between Nestlé and the GES as an impactful one. She noted that GES program will continue to collaborate with Nestlé to help mothers and caregivers make healthier choices for their children.

Nido Nutrition Day is implemented under the supervision of the School Health Education Programme (SHEP) in Basic Schools and contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goal 3 which focuses on Good Health and Wellbeing.

Credit: Nestle Ghana Ltd.