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Orphan hostel

Niranjana Public Welfare School

 

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Orphan hostel

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Orphan hostel
Nutrition plan
Hostel expansions
How you can help

Nutrition plan

Health and nutrition professionals recently volunteered to devise a nutrition plan to ensure the well being of the children at the hostel.

This was a difficult task, due to the lacto-vegetarian diet of the children. But with close monitoring of the current menu (though a food diary and general observations) combined with knowledge of seasonal local produce and it's costs a plan has been made. This is being monitored and will be modified if needed.

The diets of the villagers is also being assessed currently, and it's possible that the hostel's new plan may become a template for improving the health via diet on a wider scale. 

Note: The nutrition plan still includes traditional meals and does not vary greatly from the foods already consumed, there has just been modifcations made to optimise the nutrients the boys receive. This also includes adopting some new food preparation methods. 

A major factor in the sustainabilty of this plan was the education of the staff on the basics of nutrition and most importantly, what is needed to supply all nutrients often derived from eggs and meat.



 

News & updates


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Congratulations Raj and Big Chandan on their winning stories!
Earlier this year, all the Niranjana orphan hostel boys were involved in a story writing competition. They were asked to write a story about their ...
Written by Volunteers,
12/21/10
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Cricket tournament organizer
 It is summer holiday in Niranjana School till 22nd June.There are no boys in hostel.One day, Vikram Kumar came and saw me, and said,"Hey, Okazu ...
Written by Volunteers,
06/07/10
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Happy Holy!!
Today is the most joyful day of north part of India, HOLY!Today is the new year day in Hindu calender. We are going to COLOR everything!! HAPPY ...
Written by Sumant,
03/01/10
Orphanage Expansion Plans Underway
Plans are under way for expanding the premises to allow for hot water services and to ultimately accommodate more orphan children. If you'd like to ...
Written by Alison,
04/10/09
Dinner and study just got better
The renovations to the kitchen and children's dining areas have just been completed, including brand new benches and tables. The boys are excited to ...
Written by George,
03/29/09

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