Teachers against hunger

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 - 19:09

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 - 21:30

Climate Change: Why It Matters And How WFP Is Taking Action

If you kept up with what was going on in New York last week around the UN General Assembly, you probably heard about the UN Climate Summit on Tuesday, September 23. This event, hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, united the UN, global leaders and the public and private sectors to discuss actions to fight climate change and improve resilience. WFP was a part of this event because climate plays a critical role in hunger and nutrition. Post date: 09/30/2014 - 18:30

Students against Hunger: the Blog

Inspired At The Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit, A US School Expands Its Impact In The Fight Against Hunger

Ten years ago, a movement to connect students, educators and schools in fighting hunger began at Auburn University in partnership with the World Food Programme. The movement continues today. From 20 to 22 February, passionate students and university leaders will join together at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, for the tenth annual Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit to celebrate a decade of uniting students in the anti-hunger movement and look to where that movement grows next. Post date: 01/20/2015 - 21:58

A Canadian University's Resounding Yes For Solving Hunger: Where It Stands Today

In 2012, Carleton University student Jonathan Courtney had a simple idea that would make it easy for his peers to make a big impact on hunger. Less than three years later, his creative idea is making a major contribution in the fight against hunger and raising incredible awareness in the process. Post date: 01/16/2015 - 15:48

Ten Years After Devastating Tsunami, The Former Sri Lanka Country Director Reflects

On Sunday, 26 December 2004, Jeff Taft-Dick, the country director of Sri Lanka at the time, stopped into the country office in Colombo ahead of a beach vacation with his family that they were leaving for later that day. They never made it out of town, as reports of the tsunami began to pour in, and an emergency operation was launched. Ten years later, Mr. Taft-Dick, an American now retired in Vermont, US, reflects back on the emergency response following the devastating tsunami. Post date: 12/31/2014 - 16:15