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Public Information Officer in Kenya
Rose joined WFP in 2009 and is currently Public Information Officer for Kenya.
Meet Milicent. She has come back to the same school she attended as a child to teach children who are getting an education with the help of WFP school meals. Just like she did.
NAIROBI -- Milicent, a teacher at a school in Nairobi's Mathare slum, says the kids there perform better academically than those at other schools because they are given a free lunch. Having experienced this herself, when she was a student at the school, Milicent has seen the impact of schools meals both as a student and as a teacher.