The tech giving Kenyan pupils a square meal
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The smart wristband helping Kenyan students pay for lunch

Thousands of Kenyan schoolchildren can now afford a healthy lunch using prepaid smart wristbands.

Tap2Eat is a Near Field Communication (NFC) smart wristband, which makes it easier for parents to make and track payments for their children's school meals.

It's part of a subsided school food programme aiming to tackle malnutrition and improve attendance in public schools in Kenya's Kiambu and Nairobi counties.

Video journalist: Njoroge Muigai

  • 23 Dec 2019
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