Teachers against hunger

At The Start Of A Fourth Year Of Crisis In Syria, Here’s Where To Begin Teaching

This week marks the start of a fourth year in the crisis in Syria, meaning millions of men, women and children have endured three full years worrying daily about getting enough to eat. To introduce this ongoing humanitarian crisis to your students, WFP has several resources to start with.

Linking Hunger Fighting And Service Learning

When it comes to teaching about world hunger in your classroom, one challenge is how exactly hunger will fit into your existing curriculum. At the College of Mount St. Joseph in Ohio, US, students can use their campus activities and “service learning” courses to fight hunger and learn more about it.

Managing Four Hunger Emergencies: What To Teach

WFP begins the new year in the difficult position of managing three large-scale hunger emergencies simultaneously, in addition to the much-reported-on crisis in the Philippines. These emergencies provide a major challenge for WFP, as each country is in urgent need of food. In the Central African Republic, South Sudan and Syria longstanding unstable hunger situations have been exacerbated by new conflict and violence.

Students against Hunger: the Blog

Students: Here’s What WFP Is Doing To Get To “Zero Hunger”

You may have noticed that WFP has been using the phrase “Zero Hunger” a lot recently. That’s because WFP is part of the Secretary-General’s Zero Hunger Challenge to eliminate hunger in our lifetime.

Bowling With Purpose

When people all over the world hold fundraisers and raise awareness for WFP, it can make a big difference in the fight against hunger. Three high school sophomores in Massachusetts, US, recognized this and got to work to do their part.

Why You Shouldn’t Miss Next Year’s Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit

When I started working for WFP about six months ago, engaging students around the world in the fight against hunger sounded like an incredibly daunting task. However, I’ve been extremely happy with the number of students and teachers who have reached out with interest in helping WFP. On 28 February, I headed to the Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit at Auburn University in Alabama, US, and the few nerves I still held that engaging students around hunger would be difficult were cast away by the enthusiasm of the Summit attendees.