Teachers offer guidance, friendship, socialization - and in the most difficult places, even structure, comfort and food. Teachers go above and beyond - especially in countries where the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) works.
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.
This International Women’s Day, WFP USA is proud to announce a new grantee for the Catherine Bertini Trust Fund for Girls’ Education: Girls Gotta Run Foundation, Inc.
Girls Gotta Run in Ethiopia has an innovative model of using sports to build girls’ confidence and guide them in setting and obtaining goals - critical skills for girls to succeed in school and beyond.
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.
The world had an expanding safety net, with school feeding a growing priority for governments. Then COVID-19 arrived and smashed it all.
After years of working in a centuries-old system of slavery, these women are building better lives for their families.
It might seem futuristic, but WFP's "PLUS" software designs a "menu" of school meals that are healthier, up to 20% cheaper, and use as much as 70% locally-sourced ingredients.
We need to get school feeding programs running again - even better than before - to stop COVID destroying the futures of millions of the world’s most vulnerable children.
Dorica Samson's 2-year-old son refused to feed on anything other than breast milk, and he eventually fell sick. Things look a lot different for them these days.
The average fan spends $75 on game day. We can send an emergency box of food that'll feed a family of 5 for a month for the same amount.
Our partnership is protecting children and helping families cope with the impact of multiple crises by sending food straight to their homes.