Joseph Kaifala
Education

Breaking the Cycle of Illiteracy for Women and Girls

On World Food Day, World Food Program USA is proud to announce our recipients of the Fall 2017 Catherine Bertini Trust Fund awards—Caravan to Class in San Francisco, California and…

Ash Kosiewicz

Clay stoves created by women in West Darfur sit ready to be used for cooking.
WFP/Marco Frattini
Gender Equality

How Safe Stoves Are Lifting Millions of Women Out of Poverty

This International Women's Day, we're highlighting one of the smartest—and simplest—innovations to improve the lives of women and girls.

Lauren Carter

Courtesy of Kawinzi Muiu
Education

One Woman’s Fight for Gender Equality

Courtesy of Kawinzi Muiu Kawinzi Muiu. Kawinzi Muiu, who grew up studying African writers like Chinua Achebe alongside stanzas from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, learned the importance of education and…

Ash Kosiewicz

Courtesy of Nancy McGirr
Education

Giving Girls a Chance at Greatness

On International Women’s Day, World Food Program USA is proud to announce our recipients of the 2017 Catherine Bertini Trust Fund awards -- nonprofits Fotokids in Guatemala and Landesa in…

Ash Kosiewicz

A group of smiling young girls gathers around a large bowl of food
WFP/Sébastien Rieussec
Education

Empowering Girls Through School Meals in Mali

WFP is joining with the African Union to mark the second Africa Day of School Feeding on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

World food programme

Kuli Kuli Foods
Agriculture

Empower a Woman, Feed a Generation

If women farmers had the same access to resources as their male counterparts, the number of hungry people worldwide could drop by nearly 20 percent, according to the United Nations.…

Ash Kosiewicz

Kuli Kuli Foods
Agriculture

Hacking Hunger Episode #10: Empower a Woman, Feed a Generation

World food program usa

Goats for Girls (facebook.com/goats4girls)
Agriculture

6 Things You May Not Know About Women, Girls & Hunger

Investing in women and girls will play a huge role in ending global hunger. Get to know why they’re at the forefront of the development agenda and how everything from…

Ash Kosiewicz

Agriculture

6 Ways To Achieve A Hunger-Free World

A new report from the Aspen Institute outlines a vision for a future of zero hunger. The report was authored by the Food Security Working Group—a non-partisan, international coalition chaired by Madeleine…

Katherine Frank

Gender Equality

Celebrating Women In West Africa

In honor of International Women's Day, World Food Program USA staffer Reylaura Cantave recounts her experience celebrating gender equality in Cameroon last year. Though I had heard of International Women’s Day before…

Reylaura Cantave

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