Shiegfrid G. Corpuz, Johnny S. Bantulo


This study aimed to find out the effectiveness and sustainability of the School-Based Feeding Program and the nutritional status of learners amidst the COVID-19 pandemic as the basis for a proposed intervention program. The respondents of this study were the four school heads and the 40 School-Based Feeding Program (SBFP) coordinators from four different schools in East Maitum District namely: Angko Elementary School, Batian Elementary School, Maitum Elementary School, and Virginia Tañedo Garcia Elementary School. This research employed a cross-sectional research design. The result of this study revealed that the level of effectiveness of the School-Based Feeding Program was very and average in attainment of desired outcomes. The level of sustainability of the School-Based Feeding Program was very high in delivery of nutritious food packs, inventory of resources, monitoring and evaluation and average in nutritional components. The nutritional status of recipient pupils of the 4 schools was normal, and the level of their academic performance was satisfactory.


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