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Teachers against hunger

Climate Change: Why It Matters And How WFP Is Taking Action

If you kept up with what was going on in New York last week around the UN General Assembly, you probably heard about the UN Climate Summit on Tuesday, September 23. This event, hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, united the UN, global leaders and the public and private sectors to discuss actions to fight climate change and improve resilience. WFP was a part of this event because climate plays a critical role in hunger and nutrition. Post date: 09/30/2014 - 19:30

A Peek Inside The World's Classrooms

No matter the location, there are teachers across the world helping students get an education and prepare for their futures. Here is a snapshot of some schools in the developing world where teachers are making a positive impact on their students’ lives—and where WFP provides students with what is sometimes their only food for the day, called “school meals.” Post date: 07/18/2014 - 17:51

8 Documentaries That Will Keep Students Engaged Over The Summer

As the school year comes to an end in many parts of the world, you may be wondering how to keep students engaged on hunger issues throughout the summer. Movie nights likely sit near the top of your students’ list of things to do this summer. By using this popular activity to your advantage, you can keep your lessons on hunger and food assistance fresh in the minds of your classes. Post date: 06/24/2014 - 20:10

Students against Hunger: the Blog

Anti-Hunger Champion Memorialized In School Bearing His Name

“A nutritious, balanced school lunch for every child is the best investment we can make in the health, education and global society of the future.” Those words form former U.S. Senator George McGovern (in his book, “The Third Freedom: Ending Hunger in Our Time”) hang proudly in a most appropriate place – a cafeteria in a school named for him. Post date: 09/26/2014 - 17:51

9 Countries Where Students Are Happy They Went To School Today

The promise of daily food can change how a student, and a family, looks a going to school. In partnership with local governments across the developing world, WFP provides school meals, which encourage families to keep sending their children to class each day and improve focus among the students. Post date: 07/25/2014 - 16:57

"Us Against Hunger" — A Student's Story

Even as a child, Karen Garcia, a 21-year-old student at Texas Tech University in Texas, US, was dedicated to making a difference. She’s recently channeled this passion into helping WFP. Here's her story in her own words. Post date: 06/30/2014 - 20:57