To mark Nature Photography Day, we’re looking at ten stunning photographs from some of the hungriest places on earth.
By supporting schools, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) boosts both health and literacy in rural areas.
A $5.3 million contribution from USAID will help WFP provide food assistance to over 104,000 Congolese and Burundian refugees in camps across Rwanda.
A survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, Liberee was inspired to join WFP as a monitor helping Burundian refugees because of the emergency food assistance she received as a child. In the wake of the genocide, WFP distributed emergency food assistance to people in need, and still provides lifesaving humanitarian assistance to refugees from neighboring Burundi and the DRC.
Women and girls make up half of our global community - It’s time they were included in leadership positions at every level and integrated in all spheres and stages of pandemic response and recovery.
The money will enable WFP to feed about 841,000 children, which couldn't come at a more critical time after COVID-19 closures.
The socio-economic impact of coronavirus in East Africa and the Horn could kill more people than the pandemic itself.
Around 70% of Rwandans work in the agricultural sector, yet they lose vast amounts of their harvest before it ever reaches their plates or markets.
Learn more about WFP’s homegrown school feeding in Rwanda. Video provided by WFP Rwanda.
Homegrown school feeding is not only transforming the lives of students, but entire communities.
Every year on August 19th, the world pays tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service. Meet five humanitarians with the World Food Programme (WFP) who are fighting to make the world a better place. 💪
When Cedric Habiyaremye, a PhD student at Washington State University, thinks about his mom Agnes, he remembers a long journey he once took with her as an eight-year-old.