Blanket Supplementary Feeding Program

Rautahat and Sarlahi districts in Province No.2 also has one of the highest prevalence of stunting among children less than five years of age. In the efforts to combat both chronic and acute malnutrition, LIFE Nepal, in technical and financial support from UN-WFP implemented Blanket Supplementary Feeding Program in 10 rural/municipalities of Sarlahi and Rautahat districts. LIFE Nepal had aimed to contribute to the prevention and reduction of the secondary socio-economic impact of COVID-19 among vulnerable groups through preventing malnutrition among children 6-23 months of age, and pregnant and lactating women (PLW), and enhancing knowledge of mothers, care takers and community members on optimal nutrition and feeding practices.