28 November 2006

Dubai Government and corporations give US$10 million to fight hunger

WFP welcomes a generous US$10 million donation from the Government of Dubai and three leading UAE corporations.
27 November 2006

Malawian truckers: not such easy riders

WFP and partner, TNT, have joined the HIV/AIDS frontline in Malawi by opening a clinic for truckers to identify and treat sexually transmitted infections. Robin Landis, HIV/AIDS Programme Adviser at WFP, looks at how the Muyende Bwino pit stop helps this hard to reach group.

27 November 2006

Poland makes its largest donation ever to WFP

WFP has heralded Poland’s largest single donation of US $1 million to its operations in Afghanistan, Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Georgia and Tanzania.
27 November 2006

Saudi Arabia becomes leading donor, fighting hunger worldwide

WFP has praised the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for a major increase in its support in 2006 to help WFP fight hunger worldwide.
27 November 2006

Uganda through the eyes of its children

Italian fashion group Benetton made a 100,000 euro donation to WFP to mark its 40th anniversary in October. School children in Uganda, whose schools will benefit from the money, drew these pictures and wrote these stories about their violent lives for Benetton's 'Colors' magazine.

24 November 2006

Kenya and Somalia flood overview

Attacks by crocodiles and snakes, disease from over-flowing latrines and hunger are just some of the challenges facing flood victims in parts of Kenya and Somalia following what are reportedly the heaviest rains in years.
17 November 2006

WFP and Greece team up for new advertising campaign and donation

In a first-of-its kind initiative, Hellenic Aid, the humanitarian and development agency of the Greek Government and WFP have teamed up in a major advertising campaign to publicise their partnership in fighting world hunger.
9 November 2006

Clowns Without Borders in Haiti

Laughter and nutritious food through WFP's school feeding help Haiti's schoolchildren face life in the poorest country in the western hemisphere. Anne Poulsen looks at the work of "Clowns Without Borders".

8 November 2006

WFP hails Russian Federation US$2 million donation for Kenya drought

WFP has welcomed a generous contribution of US$2 million from the Russian Federation to WFP’s emergency operation in Kenya, praising the first donation from the Russian Federation to WFP’s work in East Africa.
6 November 2006

Mohamed Aboutrika: scoring against poverty

Mohammad Aboutrika, the star of Al Ahly club, is not only a shining star in Egypt’s national team and leading football club, but also someone who works unobtrusively to help the poor and needy through his charity work.


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