After being friends, neighbors and farmers for years, five women in Tartous, Syria decided to come together and start their own business.
In honor of Grandparents’ Day, here are six stories of grandparents bringing joy, comfort and strength to their families.
Six years ago, in the middle of the Aegean Sea, Yusra Mardini tread water for her life. This summer, she swam as one of 29 athletes chosen to compete in Tokyo as members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Refugee Olympic team.
As Lebanon walks the road to recovery from the Beirut blast, COVID-19, and ongoing financial crises, the U.N. World Food Programme has been and will continue to be there every step of the way to provide aid.
One year after the deadly blasts that rocked Beirut, WFP is now supporting one in six people in the country, more than at any time in its history.
Qatar’s support, part of which will go to WFP, is critical for staving off famine in Yemen and will save millions of lives.
Chef Majed fled Syria, was a refugee in Jordan and now is a successful chef at Foodhini, an online restaurant exclusively featuring immigrant and refugee chefs.
Six years of conflict have taken a devastating toll on millions of Yemeni families, and now famine is a stark reality without urgently needed funding.
WFP urgently needs funding to continue assistance to vulnerable refugees, to stop families falling into further food insecurity and deeper poverty.
WFP has started scaling up to assist families struggling to make ends meet amidst a severe economic downturn, skyrocketing inflation and a collapsing Lebanese pound.
Escalating conflict, economic decline, rising global commodity prices and COVID-19 have all contributed to an alarming increase in acute hunger in Yemen over the last year.
Meet Mohamad, a tiny tea enthusiast. In 2016, he showed us how important tea is to Syrian refugees living in Lebanon.