What We Do
We provide a safe space for children of the vulnerable community Monte Chingolo. Our goal is to create a positive learning environment within which, children’s holistic development is the key focus.
Food For Thought has three key pillars....
Education drives sustainable social change within communities and we strongly believe that interaction and enjoyment are the keys to unlocking children’s learning. Primarily we educate through the arts, providing drama, art, music, yoga, healthy cooking, physical education, sustainable gardening, and recreation classes.
Nutritious food and a balanced diet are fundamental to good health and are essential to learning, social behaviour and cognitive development. We provide healthy meals combined with education around food and healthy hygiene habits.
We work with children from many difficult backgrounds and circumstances. The children learn to respect themselves and support each other within this community context. We work closely with the families as to provide a holistic approach to the child’s integral development.
Teaching children about ecology, gardening, sustainability, and recycling, provides them with the tools to live more sustainable and healthy lives. We teach children to nurture and respect their local environment, which in return has a positive impact on their personal health.
To improve the health and wellbeing of vulnerable children through nutrition and creative educational activity.
To create, support and promote an environment where every child’s rights are respected, protected and fulfilled.
Why we are different
100% of donations go to the field
Our staff costs are covered by Social Opportunity Group – a social enterprise based in Oceania. With no administration costs, 100% of donations go towards food and education resources.
We are real people making a real difference
We aren’t some big faceless organization. Ben, Vale and the rest of the team work with the kids everyday, cooking meals and running classes. Follow along via our Instagram or Twitter feeds to see the tangible impact of your support.
We have a local and sustainable approach
We work directly with local communities, engaging everyone from age 5 to 75 to understand how we can best support them and build better opportunities for them in a sustainable and long-term way.