3 October 2012
Some 8.6 million people, mostly poor subsistence farmers, live in the so-called Drought Corridor, an area shared by Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. This area is affected by prolonged droughts that cause harvesting losses and hunger.
26 September 2012
With the motto “Fighting Hunger Today We Feed The Future With Hope,” the Jaremar Group made an important donation valued at more than US$1 million to the World Food Programme in Honduras. This donation was officialized during the signing ceremony of an agreement between WFP and Jaremar Group.
16 August 2012
"Since we've been receiving this meal, the Kindergarten enrolment has increased year by year," said Mibel Brizio, teacher at the Estrellitas del Carmen School. "In the past, we had only 30 students, but now we have 78. There are no dropouts and children are more active."
14 August 2012
“Thank God for the food that we received in school. Without it we could not concentrate in class,” said fourth grader Natalie Martinez of the Republic of Peru School. With the Government's commitment to the School Feeding Programme, more than 1.5 million children will keep receiving a hot meal in school.
28 May 2012
Ricardo Alvarez, Mayor of Tegucigalpa the capital of Honduras, and the Municipal Corporation, gave the name Plaza WFP to a circle that begins one of the main avenues of the city, the Boulevard Morazán, in recognition for humanitarian work of the World Food Programme (WFP).
22 May 2012
More than six months after Tropical Storm 12E struck Central America, Honduras' population is still recovering from the aftermath of this weather phenomena. Residents of La Catarina, in the border with Nicaragua, are rebuilding their homes and their lives through WFP's food-for-work activities and with the support of Brazilian and Australian Aid.
5 March 2012
Students concerned about worldwide hunger met in Honduras last weekend for a summit organised by Universities Fighting World Hunger. At the forefront of the discussion was Honduras's own National School Feeding program, which reaches close to 1.5 million children per year. The programme constitutes the largest safety-net in the country.
5 January 2012
The online quiz game Freerice crossed another milestone today with the addition of its one millionth registered player. The game, which allows players to raise rice for the hungry with every correct answer, has provided meals to almost 5 million people since launching in 2007.
30 November 2011
WFP and KONAMI Digital Entertainment have teamed up to create an online game with a real-world impact. Food Force puts players at the helm of the world’s largest humanitarian aid agency. It combines the multiplayer fun of other popular social media games with the ability to provide real meals to hungry children around the globe. Start playing Food Force!
5 May 2011
Until recently, Neri, an HIV+ mother of three, often had to choose between feeding her children and feeding herself. It was an impossible choice and she might have died if she hadn't started receiving food as part of her treatment. She's now healther, better able to care for her family and was able to celebrate Mother’s Day.
- IICA strengthens partnership with World Food Programme Source: Estrategia y Negocios
- Honduras: A Call for Help to FAO and WFP to confront hunger Source: El Heraldo (Honduras)
- Improved Nutrition, Agricultural Development Helps Bring Hondurans Out of Poverty and Hunger Source: DipNote
- Proactively Planning for Replanting Source: Honduras Weekly
- Honduras: thousands march against hunger Source: Xinhua