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Focus on Women, Food for Assets
2 September 2013

"I am usually dependent on my husband's income to run the household, but this project has helped me get some work experience and earn some money. We have proven that even women can work and contribute to the community's development, if given the opportunity."

School Meals
15 July 2013

A new advertising campaign for WFP's School Feeding Programme featuring Nimdoma Sherpa, a former WFP school meals recipient who climbed the world's highest peak, Mt. Everest, at the age of 17, officially kicked-off in Japan this month.

Climate Change
14 June 2013

There are three "Keys To Solving Hunger" -- what are they? The "first key" we unveiled was 'Nutrition'; the second, 'Safety Nets'. We're unveiling the last "key" through a short film this month - and we want you to discover it with us! And, to make the discovery more fun, by joining this trivia contest, one lucky winner will get a WFP The North Face Backpack. So get your pencil and paper at the ready and click play!

Capacity Building, Nutrition, School Meals
6 June 2013

Among the scattered mud-and-stone built houses on the hill, a one story building with white walls and blue roof stands out from the rest – a signature of WFP’s support. This is Bhumiraj Primary School, where around 130 children are studying from grade 1 -5.Brightly-colored primary school on the edge of a mountain

Nutrition, School Meals
28 May 2013
At home, 11-year-old Lalita, helps her mother fetch water, cut vegetables and clean the house. On holidays, she collects firewood – a six-hour journey on foot from her house. Unlike most kids, Lalita prefers to go to school and wishes there were no holidays.

 


21 May 2013

There are three "Keys To Solving Hunger" -- what are they? The first key we unveiled last month was 'Nutrition'. What's the second key? We'll be unveiling a new "key" through a short film each month until June 2013 - and we want you to discover them with us! And, to make the discovery more fun, this time we're giving away two special WFP Tote Bags. So get your pencil and paper at the ready and click play!

Climate Change, Nutrition
29 March 2013

There are three "Keys To Solving Hunger" -- what are they? Each month between April and June 2013, we'll be unveiling a new "key" through a short film - and we want you to discover them with us! And, to make the discovery more fun, we're also giving away some limited edition WFP Moleskine notebooks. So get your pencil and paper at the ready and click play!

Focus on Women, School Meals
1 March 2013

They are climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro for many reasons - to get to the top, to realise their own dreams - but, most of all, to show the world what women can achieve. That is why they believe that education is so important for girls everywhere.

School Meals
7 November 2012

Nim Doma Sherpa, who became the first WFP school meals recipient to climb Everest, is now preparing to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania next year as part of her team’s mission to reach the highest peak on all the seven continents. She will be joined by six Nepali and three African women climbers and will be highlighting the importance of girls’ education around the world.

 

Food Prices
23 October 2012

Food prices have been on the rise in the Himalayan nation – one of the poorest countries in the world – where nearly a quarter of the 26 million population live below the national poverty line.