In a Divided Time, a Humanitarian Love Story Unites

When American Faith Blanchard moved to Uganda to do charity work, she wasn’t expecting to find love. But when she met Seme, a South Sudanese refugee, that's exactly what she found.

Hunger Could Double in East Africa and the Horn in Months as Coronavirus Spreads

The socio-economic impact of coronavirus in East Africa and the Horn could kill more people than the pandemic itself.

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.

Policy Roundtable: Food Loss

On April 17, 2019, WFP USA convened a group of stakeholders in policy, the private sector and humanitarianism for a roundtable discussion about the causes of, effects of and solutions to food waste.

SHERP All-Terrain Vehicle in Uganda

World Humanitarian Day 2018: Celebrate Heroes

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. 💪

Lifting Lives in Uganda With The Promise of a School Meal

How one foundation in Kentucky is nourishing the dreams of children in Uganda.

Lifting Lives in Uganda With The Promise of a School Meal

Learn how the Lift a Life Foundation nourished the dreams of 100,000 children in 300 schools across Uganda by supporting school meals from the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP).

Hacking Hunger – Episode 22: One Olympian’s Wake-Up Call in Uganda

A recent trip to Uganda with WFP USA changed olympian Natalie Coughlin's perspective on nutrition and food.

Hacking Hunger – Episode 19: 24 Hours on the Border of War

We talk to WFP USA’s Erin Cochran about her recent trip to Uganda and how aid workers responded when an entire village in South Sudan fled for the border one night following a brutal attack by government forces.

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