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

Fighting Hunger with Peace

“There is no food security without peace and no peace without food,” WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin told graduate students gathered at Georgetown University on 12 April. The event, Zero Hunger: A Foundation for Global Stability and Prosperity, was part of the university’s Global Futures initiative that engages the public sector, business and civil society in international affairs.   

Post date: 04/15/2016 - 20:30

From Startup to South by Southwest - A Student’s Perspective

Share the Meal, the app founded by WFP, is making waves. Lauded by media outlets from MTV to BuzzFeed to Vice for taking an innovative approach to solving hunger and named by Google as one of the best apps of 2015, Share the Meal recently won an Interactive Innovation Award at the 2016 South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas.

Post date: 03/24/2016 - 21:30

Generation Zero Hunger: 400 Students and Educators Convene to Tackle Global Hunger

“Your generation is the one that can end hunger.” And with that, Catherine Bertini, the former executive director of the World Food Programme and professor at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, kicked off the 2016 Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit.

Post date: 03/03/2016 - 17:23