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‘We applaud you for a successful end of second term’ – School Feeding Prog to caterers

Ghana School Feeding Programme Secretariat have expressed appreciation to all Caterers of the programme nationwide for their patience over the perceived delay in the payment of their first term arrears, and their dedication towards their obligation of providing data of daily meals for our school children across the 260 districts.

Ghana School Feeding Programme Secretariat have expressed appreciation to all Caterers of the programme nationwide for their patience over the perceived delay in the payment of their first term arrears, and their dedication towards their obligation of providing data of daily meals for our school children across the 260 districts.

The Secretariat in a press statement released assured the Caterers that the processes leading to the first term payment of their arrears have advanced, and they would settle them as soon as possible.

According to the release, the attention of the Ghana School Feeding Programme has been drawn to series of reports affirming that some Caterers in some schools across the country have not been cooking for the pupils for several days.

“The conduct of those caterers amounts to a violation of the contract agreement they have with GSFP.

It must be stated that Caterers who have refused to cook for the children would suffer deductions in their payment for all the non-cooking days.” The statement said

The Ghana School Feeding Programme Secretariat indicated that per the contract agreement, Caterers are supposed to pre-finance the cooking services for a whole term or more.

“We ththereforerge our caterers to strictly adhere to their contractual obligations with the Ghana School Feeding Programme.

Management would want to thank all Caterers especially those who faithfully discharged their duties throughout the second term indespitehe delay in the payment of the first term arrears.” The statement added

About GSFP

The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) is an initiative of the comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) Pillar 3 which seeks to enhance food security and reduce hunger in line with the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (MDGs) on hunger, poverty and malnutrition.

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