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LG Hope Family Supports Food for Work in Asia

MOU Signing

The signing ceremony of the partnership between LG Electronics and the World Food Programme for LG's Hope Family project, at LG Electronics Headquarters in Seoul, Republic of Korea. LG Hope Family supports WFP activities in Bangladesh and Cambodia. Photo courtesy of LGE.

Barguna District, Bangladesh 1

 Women take part in WFP’s Food-for-Work (FFW) activities by building up the embankment to protect the community from cyclones and flooding. This is one of the “Enhancing Resilience” projects supported by LG’s Hope Family. Copyright: WFP/Parichat Buranatanit

Barguna District, Bangladesh 2

 Community members participate in raising the ground level of houses, mosques and schools to guard against flooding. Copyright: WFP/Parichat Buranatanit

Barguna District, Bangladesh 3

Distribution of food rations to participants in FFW activities. Copyright: WFP/Parichat Buranatanit

Barguna District, Bangladesh 4

Families who participate in FFW activities receive rations to improve their food security while also increasing the resilience of their communities to natural disasters. Copyright: WFP/Parichat Buranatanit

Speu Kha Commune, Prey Veng, Cambodia 1

 The head of the village explains the irrigation canal system that has been built through community participation in FFW activities supported by LG’s Hope Family.  Villagers designed the plan themselves, with technical support from WFP and CARE, WFP’s local implementing partner. Copyright: WFP/Parichat Buranatanit

Speu Kha Commune, Prey Veng, Cambodia 2

Families who participate in FFW activities receive rice to improve their food security while also developing their communities in sustainable ways. By purchasing rice locally, WFP helps stimulate the local economy. Copyright: WFP/Parichat Buranatanit

Speu Kha Commune, Prey Veng, Cambodia 3

 LG Electronics senior staff distribute food to participants of FFW activities. Copyright: WFP/Parichat Buranatanit

Speu Kha Commune, Prey Veng, Cambodia 4

 LG Electronics senior staff speak to members of the community about the benefits of participating in FFW activities. Copyright: WFP/Parichat Buranatanit

The LG Hope Family supports WFP 'Food-for-Work' activities in Bangladesh and Cambodia, with the aim to enhance resilience to natural disasters.