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Anti-Hunger Champion Memorialized In School Bearing His Name

“A nutritious, balanced school lunch for every child is the best investment we can make in the health, education and global society of the future.” Those words form former U.S. Senator George McGovern (in his book, “The Third Freedom: Ending Hunger in Our Time”) hang proudly in a most appropriate place – a cafeteria in a school named for him. Post date: 09/26/2014 - 17:51

9 Countries Where Students Are Happy They Went To School Today

The promise of daily food can change how a student, and a family, looks a going to school. In partnership with local governments across the developing world, WFP provides school meals, which encourage families to keep sending their children to class each day and improve focus among the students. Post date: 07/25/2014 - 16:57

"Us Against Hunger" — A Student's Story

Even as a child, Karen Garcia, a 21-year-old student at Texas Tech University in Texas, US, was dedicated to making a difference. She’s recently channeled this passion into helping WFP. Here's her story in her own words. Post date: 06/30/2014 - 20:57

Girls Just Wanna Have...Textbooks

Can you imagine starting school each day in a classroom with few if any girls? Or having to fight for an opportunity to stay in school? For girls around the world, this is a reality. According to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), 62 million girls around the world are not in school -- and millions more must fight to stay there. A new USAID initiative, called Let Girls Learn hopes to change that.

Post date: 06/26/2014 - 22:02