With millions of people in South Africa not having access to food and going hungry every year, an expert has called on municipalities to step in and fulfil their constitutional role in helping to ensure food security for their communities.
Trying to get children to form healthy eating habits from a young age is a major challenge faced by parents and teachers alike. But an Early Childhood Development (ECD) educator, believes that the younger kids are when introduced to a healthier lifestyle, the better – and it doesn’t have to cost a fortune.
Despite having undergone the amputation of half of her right foot three years ago due to diabetes, Morongwa Tsatsi (65) of Alexandra township still battles to follow the healthy diet required for her condition.
The Eastern Cape’s Department of Basic Education has failed on several levels, with the latest being its failure to provide food to hungry learners – sparking a school strike in the province.