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Feeding Tomorrow's Athletes Around The World

Uneven Bars In Cape Verde

A boy hangs from his legs at a school play ground in Cape Verde, a country where WFP recently handed management of its successful school feeding programme to the local government. Find out more

Soccer In Honduras

In the drought-affected areas of Honduras, the WFP PRRO targets municipalities with over 50 percent chronic malnutrition and high school desertion rates as a result of the effects of shocks.

Rugby In Indonesia


Children play rugby in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, where WFP launched a massive food relief operation following the devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2004. Afterwards, WFP logisticians stayed behind to help rebuild critical infrastracture.

Soccer in the Horn of Africa


Boys play soccer at Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp, where WFP assists nearly half a million people who have come there to escape hunger and conflict in Somalia.


Wrestling in the Sahel

Two boys wrestle in Niger, where the third drought in recent years pushed millions of people into hunger this year. WFP has launched an emergency operation to assist some 4.8 million people in Niger and more than 10 million people across the Sahel region.

Pole vault in Darfur

A little boy playing in the Kassab Camp in North Darfur, where WFP is helping families get back on their feet after years of conflict. Find out more 

Cricket in Pakistan

Boys in Pakistan play a heated match of cricket, one of the most popular sports in a country where WFP assissts around 5.6 million people.

Canoeing In Indonesia

Boys paddle a canoe in the crystal waters off West Timor, Indonesia. Much of WFP's work in this rapidly developing Asian nation has come in response to natural disasters and other shocks that push the poorest families into hunger.