Focus on Women Videos


Nyipher, 14, talks about how her life changed when her school in the Kibera slums of Nairobi started serving meals at lunch.

In places like Hebron, in the occupied Palestinian territory, food is available but may be out of reach to some people. Food vouchers are a way for WFP to hedge against rising food prices and boost the local economy, while also providing a greater variety of foods to the needy.

A group of women in Ghana have broken out of poverty by starting up a business with the help of WFP to iodize salt for the local population. Iodine deficiency is the single greatest cause of preventable brain damage worldwide. Want to help fund projects like this? Click here

Razia and her family were badly hit in the floods that devastated Pakistan in August 2010. But they're now getting back on their feet. Helped by food assistance from WFP, Razia's life is starting to return to normal. Here's one day in her life.