WFP/George Fominyen
Education

Investing in South Sudan’s Next Generation

How a daily school meal is giving children a fighting chance at life.

World food programme

Courtesy of Poonam and Nishkaam

Sharing A Million Meals For Love This Valentine’s Day

The California couple who inspired people across the globe to donate over 500,000 meals last year to hungry children in need is back—and they need your help.

Ash Kosiewicz

Displacement

Handmade Toys by the World’s Most Resilient Children

See what children can do with so little—even on the front lines of war and hunger.

M.J. Altman

Courtesy of Poonam and Nishkaam

5 Donors Who Inspired Us in 2017

“We shouldn’t localize kindness,” one said. “It should be extended to all humans, even if it’s just a small action on your part.”

World food program usa

A group of men pass bags of rice to one another, standing atop a giant heap of bags
WFP/Marco Frattini
Emergency Response

How a Bike Racer in the Philippines Saved Lives After the Strongest Cyclone Ever

“Around 6:30 to 7 a.m., the first wave of water came in,” he recalls. Daniel Crisostomo, a Filipino mountain bike racer, chokes up whenever he thinks of November 8th, 2013…

Aliya Karim

Pallets of food assistance are released out of the back of a cargo plane, camera is looking down over the landscape as they are released
WFP/Photolibrary
Emergency Response

How Do You Drop Food From 17,000 Feet Into a Conflict Zone?

by Hamza Abdalla, WFP Aviation Officer

Guest contributor

Joseph Kaifala
Education

Breaking the Cycle of Illiteracy for Women and Girls

On World Food Day, World Food Program USA is proud to announce our recipients of the Fall 2017 Catherine Bertini Trust Fund awards—Caravan to Class in San Francisco, California and…

Ash Kosiewicz

Ten sets of hands reach into the center of the photo
KindWorks
Emergency Response

How KindWorkers Joined Hands to Feed a “Silent Guest” in South Sudan

Earlier this month Karen Simon spoke to her Maryland synagogue in honor of Yom Kippur. “I’m hungry right now, by choice,” she said after many hours of fasting. “There are…

Aliya Karim

Education

From Sudan to Omaha: One Man’s Journey Out of Hunger

Author’s note: I first spoke with Gat on Facebook after he sent a message to World Food Program USA’s page this summer to say thank you. I read his message…

Aliya Karim

WFP/Guido Dingemans
Education

Faces of Hope: Fulgencia in Mozambique

Meet Fulgencia, a 5th grader at the Chinhancane Primary School in Mozambique. I met her one morning this spring as she made her way to school. In the picture above,…

Ash Kosiewicz

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