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CAIRO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed today a US$1.2 million contribution from Vodafone Egypt Foundation that will benefit thousands of children, their families and teachers through WFP’s school feeding programme in Upper Egypt.
When April’s devastating earthquake rattled Nepal, killing thousands and affecting millions more, the World Food Programme’s corporate partners in Asia and across the globe went into action – donating money and launching public fundraising appeals to ensure WFP can feed those in desperate need.
BEIJING – Today the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) are launching a public fundraising campaign with Tencent, one of the world’s largest internet companies, to raise funds to fight Ebola.
To mark the launch of this new donation platform MasterCard and GFK unveil research into the donation habit of Italian consumers
A partner of WFP, Michael Kors launched his brand’s Watch Hunger Stop campaign for the second year in a row on October 1 to support World Food Day.
What happens when Shakira and Activia join forces to support WFP? Transformational programmes receive much-needed funding, and thousands of people hear about it for the very first time.
Dutch company PostNL has been supporting WFP's school meals programme in Malawi since 2004 - not only through funding but also by sending project managers to oversee the construction of schools. PostNL executives recently visited Malawi to see the programme in action.
Global leaders are meeting in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss the world's most pressing issues at the World Economic Forum. WFP is there because hunger is one of those issues and because a world with zero hunger is everyone’s business. Highlights of our activities will be posted on this page every day.
DAVOS, Switzerland – Global leaders, including the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, committed their support for the Zero Hunger Challenge at an event hosted by the UN World Food Programme (WFP). Signatories also included the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, Unilever Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Paul Polman, DSM CEO Feike Sijbesma and many others.
Announced today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, forty global companies have now joined together to take global action against malnutrition. These companies are committed to reaching over 127 million women and children with improved nutrition every year by 2020. Additionally, the group has committed to targeting 99 members by 2015 – ranging from global multinationals to local companies in SUN member countries.