26 January 2011
KC Concepcion's recent trip to Africa was not just an ordinary field mission for the United Nations World Food Programme (UN WFP). Speaking before the local press in a press conference held earlier today, January 26, at the White House resto bar in Quezon City, the actress-singer-host related her experience while in Uganda's impoverished regions for a five-day visit.
21 January 2011
The United Nations (UN) is looking at using mobile money for rebuilding communities and giving cash assistance for humanitarian means. Recently, UN World Food Programme (WFP) officials visited Manila to document the use of Globe GCASH mobile phone based-money transfers for cash assistance to Ondoy-affected communities now rebuilding their lives and livelihood, in Binangonan, Rizal. They want to see if mobile money can be used in countries implementing the WFP Cash-For-Work (CFW) program Natalie Vaupel, according to WFP Senior Partnership Manager.
20 January 2011
Actress-TV host KC Concepcion recently flew to an African country in her capacity as the country’s United Nations World Food Programme (UN WFP) Ambassador Against Hunger. Concepcion will visit some remote areas in poverty-stricken Uganda where she will embark in a three-day mission to introduce World Food Programme for work intervention.
18 January 2011
The United Nations World Food Programme (UN-WFP) on Tuesday sent 55,000 kilos of high energy biscuits worth P5 million to families in Albay who were affected by heavy rains for more than three weeks now. Stephen Anderson, WFP country director, said this would augment ongoing relief operations in Bicol.
18 January 2011
The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has offered help for at least 40,000 children displaced from previous fighting areas between state security forces and Muslim separatist rebels in the southern Philippines, program officer Bernard Mrewa said Monday. The recipients of the emergency feeding were all enrolled in more than 300 primary schools in the troubled southern province of Maguindanao.
17 January 2011
After more than two years of being left idle due to the war in 2008, farmlands in Barangay Ilian at Datu Saudi Ampatuan town, Maguindanao will once again yield rice starting February this year. (..) The World Food Programme (WFP) provides incentives to IDPs for helping construct or restore small-scale agricultural infrastructures in their community under its Food for Assets scheme. The program covers a number of communities in the provinces of Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur.
16 January 2011
Actress KC Concepcion, the United Nations-World Food Programme’s (UN-WFP) national ambassador, on Sunday asked for prayers as her group readies to travel to remote areas in Uganda. In a text message to her “The Buzz” co-host Charlene Gonzales, Concepcion said she and her group are “going on a 10-hour road trip and no signal for 2 days.”
3 January 2011
The stars of ABS-CBN Star Magic’s Piolo Pascual, Bea Alonzo, Diether Ocampo, Kristine Hermosa, Sam Milby, KC Concepcion, Angelica Panganiban, Gabby Concepcion, and John Lloyd Cruz are expected to shine brighter in 2011. (..) . If schedule permits, KC will join her co-Star Magic artists for a series of Star Magic tours. She is the United Nations World Food Program ambassadress. She recently visited Iligan City and hopefully Africa for another feeding program.
24 December 2010
Red, green and silver strands of tinsel adorn the entrance to Frank Palaganas’ new home, promising a joyous Yuletide season. The 41-year-old Palaganas is among several hundred typhoon victims who are celebrating this Christmas in new homes in Pangasinan and Pampanga—thanks to the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), and the World Food Programme (WFP).
13 December 2010
The World Food Program has assured Mindanaoans of enough food provisions that could be distributed on short notice to victims of man-made and natural calamities. Asaka Nyangara, WFP country representative, said that the WFP’s organized relief machinery could respond within 24 hours to any large-scale natural and man-made calamities in southern Philippines, one of the most frequently hit by armed conflict in the country
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