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 A Refugee Facing Hunger…To A Student Learning To Fight It

Cedric Habiyaremye, 29, has big dreams. As a graduate student at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington, he’s researching crops that will help improve nutrition and make farming systems more sustainable. There’s a reason he’s making this his life’s work, and it all began two decades ago when he was a young boy in Rwanda. Post date: 06/30/2015 - 20:21

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