This New Year, we woke up to a world in which 1 in 7 people go to bed hungry. Our growing world population of over 7 billion people calls for new ways of thinking to make sure everyone has enough to eat. Why are we hopeful? WFP Students are the future of a hunger-free world.
Have you heard of the expression “Six Degrees of Separation?” It’s a theory that says we’re all connected through just six degrees of separation.
Fanny Wingårdh and Anna Nyberg, students at The Scandinavian School of Brussels (SSB) have proven that, even though they may just be two young girls in school, they can play an important role in the fight against global hunger.
In early October, WFP launched a unique online course with the One Campaign and WFPUSA to transform students from all walks of life into powerful spokespersons in the fight against hunger.
249 students from all over the world enrolled in “Growing Solutions to Hunger: The Hunger and Agriculture Griots Project” to learn the facts of hunger, explore agricultural solutions, and challenge themselves to develop new advocacy skills. Six weeks later, these proud graduates – one mom, one teacher, one PhD student, and one grandfather – wanted to share with you their personal stories of transformation.