How Data Analytics and Visualization Software Is Transforming the Lives of 240,000 Refugees in Tanzania

This is what happens when you take 240,000 refugees in Tanzania, mix in the latest digital solutions, and then feed the data into cutting-edge visualization tools.

How Happy and Her Baby Got Healthy: a Little Food, a Garden and a $22 Loan

The closest job Happy's husband could find was 600 miles away, leaving her to care for their two children while pregnant with their third. A local clinic and a micro loan changed their lives.

World Food Program USA Announces Spring 2020 Grantees for the Catherine Bertini Trust Fund

Women and girls make up a majority of the world’s hungry people, largely as a result of unequal access to education. These two initiatives are changing that tradition.

These Girls Started out Orphans or in Urban Slums. Now They’re Becoming Community Leaders.

See how two projects in Tanzania and Uganda are changing the lives of hundreds of young girls who wouldn't have been able to go to school without them.

Locusts in East Africa: A Race Against Time

The locust upsurge affecting East Africa is a graphic and shocking reminder of this region's vulnerability. Yet as ancient as this scourge is, its scale today is unprecedented in modern times.

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Solving A Hidden Hunger Crisis in Tanzania

How a nun-turned-doctor in the heart of Tanzania has teamed up with the world’s largest humanitarian agency to help mothers and babies win the fight of their lives

How Cell Phones Can Help End World Hunger

On a recent trip to Tanzania, I met a group of women who farmed vegetables for a living near the village of Mlandizi on the country’s east coast. As they were telling me about their operation, the unexpected ring of a cell phone interrupted us. In a village where most people live below the poverty […]

From the Field: Building A School From Scratch in Tanzania

As part of The Catherine Bertini Trust Fund for Girls’ Education, WFP USA is supporting the organization’s Kitenga Village Project in Tanzania. The heart of the project is the Kitenga School for Girls, which is slated to open in January 2015.

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WFP Receives Nobel Peace Prize

Conflict is the #1 cause of hunger and we’re working on the front lines.

Yemen’s people have been hit hardest, and they urgently need YOUR help to keep from starving.

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The UN World Food Programme is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize laureate

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