DO 15, s. 2018 - Supplemental Guidelines on the Implementation of School-Based Feeding Program for Fiscal Year 2018

March 28, 2018
DO 15, s. 2018
Supplemental Guidelines on the Implementation of School-Based Feeding Program for Fiscal Year 2018
To:     Undersecretaries
          Assistant Secretaries
          Bureau and Service Directors
          Regional Directors
          Schools Division Superintendents
          Public and Private Elementary and Secondary School Heads
          All Others Concerned
 
  1. The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Bureau of Learner Support Services-School Health Division, shall implement the School-Based Feeding Program (SBFP) for Fiscal Year 2018, which aims to contribute to the improvement of classroom attendance and school performance of target beneficiaries to more than 85% per year, and encourage learners to go to school everyday. 
  1. For Fiscal Year 2018,  the SBFP covers all undernourished learners from Kindergarten to Grade 6.  The program shall also cover all Kindergarten learners in the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) priority areas to address stunting.
  1. The Supplemental Guidelines on the Implementation of the SBFP for Fiscal Year 2018, and the Manual on Community Participation in Government Procurement are enclosed for reference.  
  1. DepEd Order No. 39, s. 2017 entitled Operational Guidelines on the Implementation of the School-Based Feeding Program shall also be used as reference in the implementation of the program. 
  1. This policy shall take effect immediately upon its publication at www.deped.gov.ph or in the Official Gazette or a newspaper of general circulation.
  1. For more information, contact the Bureau of Learner Support Services-School Health Division, 3rd Floor, Mabini Building, Department of Education (DepEd) Central Office, DepEd  Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City at telephone no. ()2) 633-9935 or email at blss.shd@deped.gov.ph.
  1. Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is directed.
 
 
 
(Sgd)LEONOR MAGTOLIS BRIONES
                   Secretary
 
 
 
Encl:   As stated  
Reference:  DepEd Order (No. 39, s. 2017)
To be indicated in the Perpetual Index under the following subjects:
 
           LEARNERS
           FUNDS
           MONITORING AND EVALUATION
           PROGRAMS
           POLICY                 
           SCHOOLS