ADRA Rwanda in Partnership with World Food Program (WFP) implements Warehouse and School Feeding program in six refugee camps in Rwanda (i.e. Kiziba in Western Province, Gihembe in Northern Province, Nyabiheke in Eastern Province, Kigeme and Mugombwa in Southern Province and Mahama in Eastern Province). The project is implemented in 12 schools. Four of these schools are camp-based while the other eight are national school around the camps and accommodates both refugees and national students. The Warehouse and School Feeding program covers two main components which are day-to-day management of the warehouse and provision of porridge to school going children in the aforementioned schools. Through the warehouse component, the project is responsible for the receiving, storage, maintenance of the warehouse, food handling and verification of food storage sites, monitor food safety standards and provide storage technical support to WFP warehouse operations in camps in close coordination and collaboration with WFP field staff and logistics office at Kigali head office. Through school feeding component the project is responsible for preparing and distributing porridge to all school children in the six refugee camps in Rwanda.
As of March 2020, the total school feeding direct beneficiaries across the six camps are 61,010 whereby 29,954 are females and 31,056 males. The project beneficiaries include 44,393 refugees and 16,617 Rwanda nationals.