Cancun, Q.R. — The city of Cancun has provided more than 600,000 hot and cold breakfasts to students over the past school year. Cancun mayor Ana Patricia Peralta says the program is part of the Comprehensive Development of the Family (DIF).
She says that school breakfasts were provided to 13,555 students in 95 schools. During the school year, the city provided 688,380 hot and cold breakfasts to underprivileged kids.
Honorary Desarrollo Integral de la Familia (DIF) President Paola Moncada de Herrera, pointed out that it is essential to ensure the health of the students, which is why the institution promotes food assistance programs such as school breakfasts.
DIF reported that during the 2022-2023 school year, 678,300 cold school breakfasts were delivered to a total of 11,305 students, while 10,080 hot breakfasts were distributed to 2,250 students in 95 educational centers located in priority attention areas.
The agency also reported that in 2022, trained personnel gave 70 talks on nutritional guidance to preschool and primary school students and their parents in order to that girls and boys have access to healthy food to combat malnutrition problems.