Women face enormous obstacles, yet they are growing crops, delivering medical care, becoming teachers and providing for their families in situations we can hardly imagine.
Bassam and his children fled conflict in Syria, landing at a refugee camp in Jordan. He tries hard to shop for ingredients from home to share with his kids. That loving errand has been made much easier with blockchain technology.
“On May 8, 2018, I gave birth to my last-born child, and the next day, on May 9, my husband was killed," says Deborah. Her and her children have seen more than their share of hardship, including hunger.
After years of working in a centuries-old system of slavery, these women are building better lives for their families.
Patience Mauhura has a message for women: Don't wait for your husbands. Think outside the box. Use your hands and your brains. It's time to work hard.
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Refugees are rigging up simple hydroponic production units using only local materials to grow fresh grass for their goats. It's just one way WFP's helps people in conflict zones.
Farmers in Sudan lose up to 40% of their crops every year. Our hermetic bags cost just $2 and reduce loss to less than 2%.
It's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, and despite earning less, studies show that when women earn an income, they reinvest 90% of it back into their families and communities.
Her Future Coalition and Speak Up for the Poor will receive grants to expand their programs and make an even greater impact on the lives of the women and girls they serve.
This World Food Day, World Food Program USA is proud to announce two new grantees for the Catherine Bertini Trust Fund for Girls’ Education.
What is "home grown" school feeding? It's not only transforming the lives of students, but entire communities.