Teachers Play A Vital Role In Keeping Kids Fed And Healthy Around The World. Meet Six Of These Heroes.

Teachers offer guidance, friendship, socialization - and in the most difficult places, even structure, comfort and food. Teachers go above and beyond - especially in countries where the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) works.

Once Indentured Servants, Former Kamlari Women Take Charge of Their Futures

After years of working in a centuries-old system of slavery, these women are building better lives for their families.

United States Provides $119 Million to WFP for School Meals in Five Countries

The money will enable WFP to feed about 841,000 children, which couldn't come at a more critical time after COVID-19 closures.

Take Home Rations From the United States Support Nutrition and Learning for Children in Nepal Amid Covid-19

More than 2 million kids in Nepal have been missing out on the nutritious lunches they used to receive at school during the coronavirus shutdowns - the only meals many of them could count on.

Women are Hungrier – Nanda Saud

On average, women have only three-quarters of the legal protections given to men during their working lives. In 18 countries, husbands can legally prevent their wives from getting a job. In Nepal, child marriage is common, poverty is high and daughters are seen as less valuable than sons. 24-year-old Nanda Saud received WFP school meals as a child and was able to overcome these barriers. Now she’s a teacher at a Nepalese middle school.

What WFP Delivers: High-Energy Biscuits

High-energy biscuits are wheat-based, ready-to-eat biscuits are fortified and shelf-stable, packing a nutrition-filled punch in emergencies.

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Hacking Hunger – Episode 6: Voices Rising From the Rubble in Nepal

What's it like to live in a country with terrain that is both breathtakingly beautiful and incredibly dangerous?

What Happens When Two Politicians Prioritize Partnership Over Partisanship?

Today's political world can feel completely divided along party lines. The McGovern-Dole Food for Education Program is a shining example of what can be achieved when we put parties aside.

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