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PODCAST: How to Learn on a Full Stomach in Laos

August 21, 2014

Walking from village to school can take a long time for children in Laos. Children who went home for lunch often wouldn't return to class. So to improve education for all, Laos introduced a national program that offers free meals at the school. Thanks to funding from the Global Partnership for Education, the whole community is actively involved gardening, fishing, and cooking -- so that every child will be well nourished and educated.If you are unable to play the podcast here, please visit it on SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/worldbank/how-to-learn-on-a-full-stomach-in-laos