Jornada de Peso y Talla en escuela de Las Guacas, Masagua, Escuintla

Frutera carries out a height and weight event day

Frutera, in partnership with the Health Areas of the municipalities of Masagua and Puerto San Jose, Escuintla, carried out a height and weight event day for 664 students from schools in the area to measure their nutritional status and get a diagnosis in order to implement corrective actions. This is part of the food and nutrition security program “A banana a day, changes your life”

This program gives a banana daily during the school year to students from participating schools, to complement their daily snack. The program has the support of preventive health activities such as trainings and health event days: weight and height, deworming, medical event days, among others. For more information on this program, you can go to the following link and download the program’s manual: “A banana a day, changes your life.”