Teachers Play A Vital Role In Keeping Kids Fed And Healthy Around The World. Meet Six Of These Heroes.

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.

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.

Running Toward a Brighter Future: Girls Going the Distance for Education and Empowerment

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.

World Food Program USA Announces Spring 2021 Grantee of the Catherine Bertini Trust Fund

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.

How Happy and Her Baby Got Healthy: a Little Food, a Garden and a $22 Loan

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 Great Setback: How Coronavirus Sent Schoolchildren Home Hungry

The world had an expanding safety net, with school feeding a growing priority for governments. Then COVID-19 arrived and smashed it all.

Once Indentured Servants, Former Kamlari Women Take Charge of Their Futures

After years of working in a centuries-old system of slavery, these women are building better lives for their families.

This New Online Tool Creates Nourishing, Locally-Sourced School Meals in Minutes

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.

Pandemic Derails Historic Advances in Children’s Access to School Meals

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.

Teach a Woman to Grow Sweet Potatoes, Feed Her Children for a Lifetime

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.

1.3 Billion Chicken Wings: How Many People Could We Feed With All That Super Bowl Food?

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.

WFP, Lebanese Ministries of Education Provide Food Assistance for Families of Students Attending Public Schools

Our partnership is protecting children and helping families cope with the impact of multiple crises by sending food straight to their homes. 

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