Students Blog

From the Intern Desk - Barney

In the two weeks before World Food Day – and the week after – Barney Iley-Williamson left the London office and spoke to more than 2,000 students in nine schools and five universities around the country. From Stoke-on-Trent to Cambridge, he and Andrea Paltzer gave presentations and lessons on WFP and global food poverty. Keep reading to learn more about what being a WFP volunteer meant during World Food Week...

Post date: 11/08/2010 - 11:28

From the Intern Desk - Julie

 Julie Lenormant is an intern at WFP in the Private Partnerships Division. What does that mean? Well, let her tell you....

Post date: 11/05/2010 - 16:24

LSE "Fill The Cup" Event Video

For the second year running, students from the London School of Economics’ UN Society gave a voice to the hungry on their campus by organising a Fill the Cup Week around World Food Day. WFP Volunteer Barney Iley-Williamson went to the event and met some of its organizers. Together, these students raised enough money to feed almost 6,000 children through WFP’s school meals programme!

Post date: 11/02/2010 - 11:44

"Rice Day" Video!

On World Food Day, 204 students at the New School in Rome lined up for lunch. Instead of their regular meals, each student sat down with a plate of rice. The money they saved by eating only rice went to WFP's School Feeding Programme. Check out the video below to see how one school changed one meal and changed lives.

Post date: 11/02/2010 - 11:36