This One Simple Thing Can Feed Children, Reduce Inequality, Empower Women and Girls, and Break the Cycle of Poverty

What is "home grown" school feeding? It's not only transforming the lives of students, but entire communities.

Would-Be-Trash Veggies Are Being Transformed Into School Meals in Brazil

New recipes are changing the way Brazil treats food waste. No longer thrown away, beetroot leaves, carrot tops and pumpkin peels give more nutrients and flavor to dishes.

The Number of Hungry Children on the Planet Keeps Rising: Here’s a Deep Dive Into What That Means

Here's a look at our latest report on childhood malnutrition, and its crushing impact on babies and children.

17M Underage Girls Become Mothers Every Year and They Are So Hard to Reach

We need to remind the world of the exponential power of investing in adolescent girls. "If this was the stock market, you’d have investors flocking," says one doctor.

Schools, Health and Nutrition — Why Coronavirus Demands a Rethink of Education

Carmen Burbano, Director of School Feeding at the World Food Programme, says we must rethink the entire education system or risk a "generational catastrophe."

WFP and Government of Uttar Pradesh Work Together to Address Malnutrition in Children

New food production plants across Uttar Pradesh could reach more than 3 million at-risk kids with nutritious take-home rations - and they'll be led by rural women.

In the Words of This Little Girl, A Warm Meal and ‘Magic Sprinkles’ Make Learning Possible

7-year-old Rani is breaking all kinds of rules for girls in India. She plays sports, she's the top of her class, and she cut her hair short. Meals and 'magic sprinkles' make it possible.

Amazon Donates Critical Cooking Supplies to Guatemalan schools

In support of WFP's work to strengthen the government’s school feeding program, Amazon’s cooking supplies will benefit 500 Guatemalan schools, serving approximately 100,000 food-insecure students.

Bars & Biscuits: How Two Hungry Little Girls Stay Nourished, and in School, With Our Help

When kids living through war and displacement drop out of school, that often means missing the school meals that might be their only real source of nutrition. Here are a few bite-sized solutions.

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.

Coronavirus Threatens to Push Millions of Children Into Malnutrition: The Time to Act Is Now

There is no time to wait. The choices we make today will determine millions of children's futures for months, years and decades to come.

Cheers to International Day of Friendship! Meet Seven Sets of Companions Making the Best out of Life

We all need the warmth of friendship to survive and thrive: Luckily we have plenty. Here are some of our favorites from across the globe.

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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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