Teachers against hunger

Global Gardens: Teaching Students To Grow Their Own Food

It’s nearly summer in the northern hemisphere, meaning vegetable gardens will soon fill with a beautiful supply of fresh tomatoes, eggplants, peppers and more. Just like home gardens across the world, school gardens will be tended, frequently by the students themselves.

Post date: 06/05/2015 - 20:00

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

Students against Hunger: the Blog

From School Meals Recipient to Presidential Fellow

Each year, nearly 50,000 people apply to the Mandela Washington Fellowship – the flagship program of U.S. President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. Out of the applicants, 1,000 outstanding young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa are selected to receive professional development training at various universities across the U.S.

Post date: 07/06/2016 - 19:39

As Hunger and Despair Loom in Syria, a Student's Reflections on the World Humanitarian Summit

For two days, major players in the humanitarian community gathered at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, to discuss the current state of international aid and to call for change. It didn’t receive much attention, but a major focus of the summit was the involvement of youth in humanitarian responses. While many countries sent youth delegates and the summit featured a separate youth forum, No Lost Generation at The George Washington University was the only student-run organization invited to share our work as part of an exhibition fair at the summit. I traveled to Istanbul with six other GW students to participate.

Post date: 06/01/2016 - 21:11

No Lost Generation – Students Uniting for Syrian Refugees

Not since World War II has mankind seen the level of human suffering as in Syria today. On May 23-24, the United Nations will convene the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, to address what has been deemed the greatest humanitarian crisis of our lifetime and to develop a global call to action on crises around the world.

Post date: 05/11/2016 - 22:06