Teachers against hunger

Nine Infographics That Will Help You Teach Hunger

Between the statistics and vocabulary often used to describe it, teachers know the scale of global hunger can be a challenge to help students understand. These nine “infographics”—visual aids explaining complicated topics--explain world hunger and WFP’s role in reaching the 805 million people impacted by it. Post date: 03/23/2015 - 19:27

Family Meals Around The World: Get Your Class Involved In The Photo Competition

What does the “family meal” mean to you? It is a question many of us have an answer to, including the students in your classroom. Get your class involved in a photo competition that asks this question and gives them a chance to win prizes and learn about hunger in the process. Post date: 12/19/2014 - 20:09

Mapping Hunger With Your Students

In a world of more than seven billion people, it can be difficult to put into perspective the 805 million people who do not get enough to eat for a healthy life. WFP’s 2014 Hunger Map shows where these hungry populations live and what countries are most impacted by undernourishment. Post date: 11/12/2014 - 22:30

Students against Hunger: the Blog

Conflict And School: How Humanitarian Emergencies Disrupt School Meals And Education

When an emergency strikes, whether it is a conflict, natural disaster or a public health emergency, normal life is quickly disrupted. For young people, this disruption can mean long-term breaks in education and school meals. The World Food Programme's (WFP) school meals programme provides a daily and nutritious meal to children and helps to keep them in school. Post date: 05/27/2015 - 18:26

WFP’s Food Assistance For Youth: It’s About More Than Young Children

When many think of WFP providing assistance to youth, they imagine small, smiling children clutching high-energy biscuits or a class of kids enjoying bowls of rice. But WFP’s support for youth—like students who receive school meals—extends to older children as well. Post date: 04/06/2015 - 20:05

Celebrating A Decade Of Students Committed To A World With Zero Hunger

The Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit convened February 20-22 at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, bringing together hundreds of students committed to ending hunger. For the students and anti-hunger activists looking to learn more about world hunger and how they can help fight it, it did not disappoint. Post date: 02/25/2015 - 23:30