Mary’s Meals gives children the energy to learn, play… and dance! 

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A daily serving of porridge helps to keep Georgina on her toes. 

She says: “I like to dance to traditional songs. I dance whenever there are special occasions in the village.” 


Eric dreams of becoming a professional dancer. He’s part of a four-piece dance troupe that meet up after school and at weekends. 

He told us: “I saw people dancing and I liked it. The music was catchy and I really got interested. In the future I want to be a singer and dancer. I love dancing. Sometimes we practise dancing all day.” 

South Sudan 

Moses delivers life-changing Mary’s Meals to hungry children in South Sudan.  

He told us: “After receiving food in school, we see the way the children play, the way they sing, the way they dance. We see that they have a new life in them.” 


Best friends Fifie and Monia love dancing to Haitian music. 

Fifie told us: “My neighbour Crystella really knows how to dance. I want to be like her when I am older.” 


School meals give Walid plenty of energy to pursue his passions.  

He said: “I like to play football and tennis. I also like to dance, but when there are lots of people, I feel shy.” 

Thanks for giving so many children at schools around the world the strength and energy to express themselves through the joy of dance.