New batch of hope kitchen projects will be launched in Guangxi and Hubei

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New batch of hope kitchen projects will be launched in Guangxi and Hubei

Zhongqing Online (Zhang Wenzheng, China Youth Daily, China Youth Online reporter Zhang Zheng) Recently, the “Yi Zi Hope Kitchen - Nutrition and Health Vitality Plan” was launched in Duan County, Guangxi. From the China Youth Development Foundation (hereinafter referred to as “China Youth Foundation”), the Guangxi Youth Development Foundation, experts and representatives from the Nutrition and Health Institute of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Wuhan University, and more than 50 people from project implementation counties The person in charge of student nutrition improvement attended the launching ceremony and will participate in a four-day training.

This event marks the beginning of a new three-year cooperation between the Ezine International Foundation and the China Youth Development Foundation. From 2018 to 2020, the Ezine International Foundation will continue to donate nearly 8 million yuan. , 30 schools in Longan County, Du'an County, and Zigui County, Hubei Province will carry out the “Yizi Hope Kitchen Project” in succession to fully care for the nutrition and health of local students and promote a healthy lifestyle.

New batch of hope kitchen projects will be launched in Guangxi and Hubei

After the ceremony, the project team led experts and local workers He visited the Lahu Elementary School in Disu County, Duan County, and visited the new donation-built Yizi Hope kitchen and delicious vegetable garden. He also observed a unique physical education class. The representatives of Baoshan City in Yunnan Province and Dunhua City in Jilin Province from the beneficiary counties of the first phase of the project also shared how to develop nutrition education classes and delicious gardens based on local characteristics. Students returned to the project to carry out student nutrition improvement and student nutrition and health. Education provides useful lessons.

Wei Anqin, chief of the basic education unit of Guangxi Long'an County Education Bureau, attended the training and said: "In the past, traditional kitchens in rural primary and secondary schools had problems such as old facilities, high energy consumption, poor sanitation and poor nutrition concepts among kitchen workers. With the support of the Yizi Hope Kitchen Program, the kitchen of the school has been completely renewed, completely solving the smoky phenomenon of school kitchens, and modern, electrified equipment is readily available. At the same time, nutrition and health education will also bring students nutrition and health. The brand-new concept."

As a guiding expert in the Yizi Hope Kitchen Project, Professor Tan Xiaodong of Wuhan University’s Public Health Department said: “The direct effect of Yizi Hope’s kitchen plan is the increase in students’ height and weight. Promotes the improvement of students' physical constitution, and its indirect effect is to fill in young peopleThe blank of nutrition education is the improvement of education level and education system. Nutrition and health education has become an important supplement to the national education system. It helps young people to establish a healthy lifestyle through behavior and ideas, so that students develop good health habits, improve their health literacy, and provide students with a lifelong growth, and even lay a foundation for their nutritional quality. A solid foundation.

New batch of hope kitchen projects will be launched in Guangxi and Hubei

It is understood that "Yi Zi Hope Kitchen" is made up of 100 million Zixi and the China Youth Development Foundation jointly initiated a public welfare project in 2009. The project aims to improve the nutrition and health of rural students through the provision of standardized kitchen equipment for schools in poor rural areas. By the end of 2017, 309 have been built in the country. Yizi Hope Kitchen and 50 delicious vegetable gardens benefit nearly 200,000 rural students.