Representatives of Grupo Comidas (Yum! Brands Honduras) Eduardo Barahona (l) and Rene Turcios (c) present a symbolic cheque to WFP staff members Hetze Tosta, Nacer Benalleg and Claudia Laureano. (Copyright: WFP/Minerva Salinas)
Yum! Brands gave a special recognition to Grupo Comidas for making Honduras the country that has raised the largest amount of funds for WFP projects in the Latin America and Caribbean region through the "From Hunger to Hope" campaign, which is implemented by the franchise worldwide and every year among its customers and workers to help fight against hunger and undernutrition.
Meanwhile, Grupo Comidas Marketing Manager, Rene Turcios says that thanks to WFP's credibility and confidence among the people of Honduras has helped the campaign to reach and surpass its goals every year because Hondurans have witnessed WFP's great work in poor communities and families in need. "We who should thank WFP for allowing us to support them and help ensure the food security of thousands of people in need," says Turcios.