When an emergency strikes, whether it is a conflict, natural disaster or a public health emergency, normal life is quickly disrupted. For young people, this disruption can mean long-term breaks in education and school meals. The World Food Programme's (WFP) school meals programme provides a daily and nutritious meal to children and helps to keep them in school.
05/27/2015 - 18:26
When many think of WFP providing assistance to youth, they imagine small, smiling children clutching high-energy biscuits or a class of kids enjoying bowls of rice. But WFP’s support for youth—like students who receive school meals—extends to older children as well.
04/06/2015 - 20:05
The Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit convened February 20-22 at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, bringing together hundreds of students committed to ending hunger. For the students and anti-hunger activists looking to learn more about world hunger and how they can help fight it, it did not disappoint.
02/25/2015 - 23:30
As a student, you can play a critical role in fighting world hunger, and you can empower others to join in tackling this critical issue. Students at Bangkok Patana School in Bangkok, Thailand, are a perfect example of what a bit of enthusiasm can do for the anti-hunger movement. The group, called the World Food Project, recently raised US$980 for WFP and wrote this blog on their efforts.
01/29/2015 - 21:24