Part of the work in Managua through the Breakfast program is to help families. Most families served by the breakfast program make little money each year. Kids attend schools which require uniforms. Many (if not most) get a diet lacking in complete nutrition needed for growth during the early years.
So, we help with more than just food. Recently, we helped the kids at Gardenias with two items.
Sometimes it takes vitamin supplements just to get to the right nutritional values for children.
Schools do not allow students without appropriate school uniforms. This limits many families. Here are kids getting their school uniforms.