A warm meal for all school children

Broth cooking on open fire just outside the classrooms of RC Primary School in Foredugu village. Photo by Martin Nordin
Broth cooking on open fire just outside the classrooms of RC Primary School in Foredugu village. Photo by Martin Nordin

When coming back from the DEC Primary School school in Buya village to the school in Foredugu, that we visited earlier in the morning, lunch was being prepared. Exiting our cars the air was filled with a nice aroma from the broth pot being fed with spices and vegetables.

The women that make this happen. Photo by Martin Nordin
The women that make this happen. Photo by Martin Nordin.

Pounding different types of chillis and small, dried, salty fish together to make a paste for the broth, which was then mixed with bulgur.

Cashew apples. Photo by Martin Nordin
Cashew apples. Photo by Martin Nordin

Cashew apples, part of the vegetables going into the broth.

Juli chipping in. Photo by Martin Nordin
Juli chipping in. Photo by Martin Nordin

Juli was helping out serving the lunch to the children in the classroom. Since two children have to share one plate she had to be very precise when dishing portions on either side of the plate.

Plates on the floor. Photo by Martin Nordin
Plates on the floor. Photo by Martin Nordin

Plate of Bulgur in a broth of vegetables, chilli and and dried salty fish.

Girls ready to dig in. Photo by Martin Nordin
Girls ready to dig in. Photo by Martin Nordin

 

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