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 WFP works.
Meet Nenad Grkovic, a former United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) beneficiary during a civil war who later dedicated his career to saving and changing lives through innovative logistics solutions.
This funding from our biggest donor, USAID, comes at a very critical time when funding is scarce and needs are enormous. Rising food insecurity in South Sudan has pushed 60 percent of the population into hunger and poverty.
Every month Khamisa, who wants to become a doctor, walks from the family shelter to the U.N. World Food Programme distribution centre in Alagaya Camp, White Nile State to collect food for her parents and four siblings. She is one of the 387,000 refugees across Sudan that WFP supported in the first half of 2019. "Home is close by, but it feels so long ago," Khamisa says.
WFP Executive Director David Beasley congratulated leaders of Sudan and one of the country’s rebel groups for agreeing to principles to resolve their conflict including that freedom of religion would be guaranteed to all Sudanese in a civil, democratic federal state.
We're doing everything we can to reach people with the most acute needs through emergency rapid response teams.
WFP never abandons hope. We're applying it in spades to roll back one of the most severe hunger catastrophes in our six decades of existence.
Conflict, floods and COVID-19 are pushing more people into extreme hunger.
The Nobel recognition of the United Nations World Food Programme comes as famine again threatens millions of people, especially in four conflict-affected countries.
Humanitarian advocate Rima Fakih and NYTimes columnist Nicholas Kristof joined WFP's Valerie Guarnieri and moderator Femi Oke for a lively exchange on how this triple threat has upended the health and security of billions of people around the world.
Many people don’t realize the strong link between hunger and AIDS, but it is one of the major reasons why I became president and CEO of World Food Program USA.
Meet the river fording, jungle trekking, all-terrain vehicle that's helping us get food to people in the most remote places.