Philippines

Philippines: Children Draw The Possibilities Of Zero Hunger

When the World Food Programme (WFP) held a drawing contest for students who were part of WFP's global school meals programmes last year, three out of the 16 winning illustrations came from students in the Philippines. This year, five entries from the Philippines are competing for the 2015 Children’s Design Competition. Read about the inspiration behind the drawings and how the school meals programme helps communities work towards Zero Hunger.

Overview

In 2006, following a request of the Government of the Philippines, WFP returned to the country to complement the government’s efforts to achieve a peaceful resolution of the conflict in Mindanao by addressing the food security needs of vulnerable people in conflict-affected areas.

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