The school year began on an alarming  note with the announcement by the Eastern Cape Education Department that all school feeding schemes would be cancelled for the remainder of this financial year due to lack of funds. This is a devastating blow to impoverished families whose children depend on this one meal every day. A hot meal is also a great inducement to attend school. We are determined to continue to feed all the children and we therefore appeal for financial assistance – banking details are available via our website or by emailing us: or