MYTILINEOS S.A – MYTILINEOS contributes to improving the nutrition of vulnerable children

AthensMYTILINEOS contributes to the Sustainable Development Goal 2 (Zero Hunger) to scale back the meals insecurity of weak social teams in Greece.

In 2021, the Company ensured entry by 4.000 kids and adolescents from weak social teams to satisfactory meals of excessive dietary worth.

For a 3rd consecutive 12 months, MYTILINEOS actively participated within the NUTRITION Program of the Prolepsis Institute, providing every day and all through the varsity 12 months, free wholesome meals, whereas selling wholesome consuming habits for 225 college students of seven colleges in Attica and Viotia. The Program was instantly tailored to the circumstances and necessities arising from the pandemic, with the intention of constant meals provide in all colleges as easily as doable and guaranteeing the well being and security of kids, in addition to the neighborhood. In this effort, all college students had been delivered at colleges specifically designed meals packages even when college items had suspended their operation to fulfill their dietary wants by way of a full and wholesome breakfast.

The Company ensured the distribution of a complete of 18.509 wholesome meals by addressing nutrition-related issues and enhancing kids’s correct dietary selections. The quantitative and qualitative evaluation outcomes following the Program’s completion present that the every day feeding of scholars reduces meals insecurity and starvation, promotes the bodily and psychological well being of kids, and improves their dietary habits. In addition, the typical meals insecurity index decreased considerably by 23,3% whereas 73,3% of pupils stopped experiencing extreme starvation by the top of this system.

Moreover, MYTILINEOS in 2021 launched its cooperation with the Food Bank Institution Against Hunger, implementing the ‘Emergency Food Fund – for Kids’ program, assembly the wants of 25 breadlines and establishments in Attica to help kids (a) from many-member households, (b) kids residing in establishments and (c) kids with disabilities.

During the pandemic, the dietary wants of weak social teams elevated, making it crucial to take part in this system by providing meals portions and kinds of meals principally wanted for a 12 months. A complete of 61,338 glasses of milk and cereals had been distributed to three,784 kids, 149 of whom stay in 6 establishments and 1,448 are disabled kids.

The Company’s intention is to increase its cooperation in 2022 and to contribute even additional to the eradication of starvation and the discount of meals insecurity amongst kids from weak social teams. As early as 2018, the Company has secured the distribution of 77.804 college wholesome meals to 768 kids of 21 kindergartens, major colleges, and excessive colleges by way of the ‘Nutrition’ program. In this context, MYTILINEOS will proceed providing further 26.000 meals to fulfill the wants of 218 pupils in 6 chosen colleges with a meals insecurity charge of >70%, whereas on the identical time re-reinforcing 25 breadlines/establishments providing principally wanted meals, serving the wants of an rising variety of kids.

Contact:

Ms. Antigoni Fakou

Tel: 210-6877346

Fax: 210-6877400

Email: [email protected]

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