A unique view of all the ways WFP is assisting millions of people worldwide.

School Meals
18 March 2014

School Vegetable Gardens For Healthier Children In Tanzania

A WFP school gardening project ensures that children are provided with nutritious and healthy meals which help them stay fit and focused in school. 

17 March 2014

Nicaragua: Better Storage for Better Sales

WFP’s logistics team held a workshop for agricultural cooperative members in the departments of Jinotega, Matagalpa and Estelí. The training focused on the handling and storage of foods in their warehouses.

School Meals
17 March 2014

Government Support Means School Meals Continue To Boost Learning In Zambia

In 2002/3, when Zambia suffered one of its worst droughts, the World Food Programme worked with the country's Ministry of Education to re-start school feeding. Initially, the programme reached only 10,000 school children in five districts. Just over a decade later, some 860,000 children in over 2,000 schools are now receiving school meals on a daily basis.

13 March 2014

Guatemala: The Launch of "Mi Comidita" to Prevent Childhood Malnutrition

The Government of Canada has donated $ 2 million for the manufacturing of “Mi Comidita” a fortified food supplement and project of the Government of Guatemala. The pilot project has been launched in the department of Totonicapán with the aim of assisting 3,000 pregnant and nursing mothers, and their children as part of Guatemala’s Zero Hunger Pact coordinated by SESAN.

13 March 2014

Less Than Three Years After Famine, Somali Farmers Bounce Back

For the first time, Somali farmers are turning themselves into suppliers of high-quality food assistance, which WFP will use to support their fellow Somali people. This landmark achievement comes less than three years after southern Somalia was hit by a devastating famine.


11 March 2014

Making Investments In A Healthier Future For Malawi

About one in two children risk being stunted in central Malawi. To address this alarming problem of undernutrition, WFP has launched an innovative Prevention of Stunting project to improve the nutritional well-being of young children and their mothers.




School Meals
7 March 2014

Feeding Bodies, Minds And Spirits Of Children In Mozambique

Gelito Abel (11) used to be faced with a difficult decision when he woke up – whether to go to school and be hungry or to stay at home looking for something to eat. That was before meals were served daily in his school in Massecha village in Tete province.

Aid professionals
7 March 2014

A Woman In A Man’s Nest

Radjemma Lao has been a member of our Logistics team since WFP returned to the Philippines in 2006. She has proven to be a strong woman in a domain often associated with men and has worked in several emergency settings as well as in Africa. 

6 March 2014

It Takes A Village In Swaziland

Abigail Dlamini has been a mother to more children than she can count. The children are among the youngest, poorest and most vulnerable in Swaziland; without Abigail and a handful of other women, their lives would be very bleak indeed. But if you visit the Valley Charity Neighbourhood Care Point (NCP) in Swaziland’s Ezulwini Valley between 8 a.m. and noon, you would think there could not be a happier and more energetic group of children.

School Meals
5 March 2014

Haiti: Nutrition for Education

On International School Meals Day staff at the Joseph et Bertha Wigfall School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti reflect on the importance of nutrition for education. 


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