Sachin Tendulkar discusses the importance of a nutritious diet for children. “Every child should have the right to an education, it is the foundation for every child,” Tendulkar remarked.
Sachin Tendulkar, the Indian cricket legend, has advocated for the well-being and education of youngsters in Sri Lanka. Tendulkar toured schools around the country as UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador, meeting individuals afflicted by the Covid-19 pandemic and economic hardships.
Tendulkar highlighted his concern over the lack of availability to quality food for many Sri Lankan households during a Colombo event. He related his own experience, recalling how, during his school cricket matches, he frequently missed lunch in favor of soft drinks.
Tendulkar, who has been the UNICEF Ambassador for South Asia since 2013, emphasized the significance of appropriate preparation and nutrition. He admitted that skipping meals had an impact on his performance during games.
“Came out of an important match after lunch, and the first thing I wanted to do was eat; I learned the hard way that good nutrition is critical.” I had unknowingly overlooked this preparedness. “I got out of an important match after lunch, and the first thing I wanted to do was eat. ” He reported as saying by Eastern Eye.
Tendulkar highlighted the importance of providing children with a balance nutrition as well as a great education in order for them to reach their full potential. He claimed that investing in these areas benefits not only the children, but the entire country’s future as well.
By investing in their education and nutrition. We are investing not only in their future but also in the future of every country: Tendulkar
He also emphasized India’s efforts to tackle child malnutrition with the introduction of ready-to-eat therapeutic food packets. Tendulkar’s recent visit to the rural Sabaragamuwa region gave him the opportunity to see UNICEF initiatives. In action and connect with children and parents suffering problems as a result of the pandemic and economic crisis.
“To reach their full potential, children require a nutrient-rich diet as well as quality education.” By investing in their education and nutrition, we are investing not only in their future but also in the future of every country. In India, something new has emerged: ready-to-eat packages of native healing foods. Every youngster has the right to an education. Tendulkar went on to say, “It is the foundation for every child.”
He made a point of visiting a preschool supported by UNICEF’s midday school meal initiative, where he fed the kids. Tendulkar highlighted that every child has the right to an education because it is the foundation for their development.
Tendulkar’s involvement with UNICEF dates back to 2003, when he launched an initiative in India to raise awareness about polio prevention. Over the years, he has continued to support hygiene and sanitation efforts not only in India, but also in neighboring nations such as Nepal.