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Study reveals that poor children starve daily

July 31, 2012 5:06 am

Almost 40 per cent of students in Fiji go without food everyday.

This was the discovery made by ACATA Trust during a study which they conducted recently.

The study found that children from poor families have no choice but to go to school on an empty stomach.

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ACATA Executive Director Rosan Lal says another 60 per cent either do not have a balanced breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The study was conducted on 3000 students from 21 remote schools.

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