Nutritious food is essential not only for a child’s healthy growth, but for their academic performance as well. For impoverished families around the world, school meals help keep children in the classroom rather than working at home or entering early marriages. Children can then continue their education and secure a future for themselves, their families and communities.
At a time when 345 million people face crisis levels of hunger, school meals are a critical safety net for vulnerable children and households.
By providing women with equitable access to food, resources, decision-making and leadership opportunities, we can end gender inequality.
The Catherine Bertini Trust Fund for Girls’ Education works to empower women and girls with the knowledge, training, and leadership skills necessary to achieve food security and reach their full potential.
For only $15 dollars, the U.N. World Food Programme could send a child like Ferdous enough school meals for three months.
Cash-based assistance from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is helping to keep young students like Issa in the classroom while boosting their families’ health.
We sat down with the female members of World Food Program USA's senior leadership team to learn how gender shaped their trajectories as leaders and hear their advice for future generations of women and girls.
Misconceptions around healthy diets can keep our hands out of the cookie jar and searching instead for one, single food that guarantees good health. Read on to find the top nutrition myths debunked.
World Food Program USA announces three new grantees for The Catherine Bertini Trust Fund for Girls’ Education: Lamia Afghan Foundation, Razia’s Ray of Hope Foundation and School of Leadership Afghanistan.
World Food Program USA is proud to announce three new grantees for the Catherine Bertini Trust Fund for Girls’ Education: Lamia Afghan Foundation, Razia’ Ray of Hope Foundation, and School of Leadership Afghanistan.
This year, Americans are expected to spend over $16 billion on food, drinks, gear and party supplies for Super Bowl LVII. That would cover the majority of WFP's funding needs for the entire year.
For International Day of Education, we sat down with our President and CEO Barron Segar to get an inside look at the importance of school meals and how the world’s largest humanitarian organization is supporting millions of schoolchildren.