Lawaan TKPALO, Leyte - All five municipalities and one city in Eastern Samar covered in the Tutok Kainan Dietary Supplementation Program for children kicked off the six months feeding on February 13, 2023.

Recipient local government units in the province are Dolores, Can-avid, Lawaan, Llorente, Balangiga, and Borongan City.

A total of 60 children from each LGU, all between 6-23 months old were enrolled in the program.

The program aims to contribute to the prevention of stunting among 0-23 months old children by improving the quality and quantity of food and nutrient intakes and utilization of related Early Childhood Care and Development – First 1000 Days (ECCD-F1KD) services among the targeted group.

Aside from Eastern Samar, the program is also being implemented in Samar, Northern Samar, and Leyte. #DMOII-GAS