Students Blog

Amar's Story: Part 1

 When Amar Abassi contacted WFP to tell us about her work in Pakistan, we wanted to share her story with everyone. Many of you have read about her project--"Pehla Qadam", or "The First Step"--here on our blog, but since she has returned Amar has decided to write a series of entries about her relief work in Pakistan. Read on to discover how with the will to help and some incredible friends, Amar made an unforgettable impact....

Post date: 09/30/2010 - 14:35

UK Student and Friends Fight Floods in Pakistan

When devastating floods hit Pakistan, thousands of people were left without homes, food, clean water, and their loved ones. While rebuilding their lives will take years, one Manchester University student is helping people take the “Pehla Qadam”—or, the “First Step.”

Post date: 09/29/2010 - 11:21

From the Intern Desk - Barney

Barney Iley-Williamson is taking a gap year having just finished his final exams at school. He is working with London’s Youth Outreach before going to university to study English Literature. 

Post date: 09/24/2010 - 10:39

A Special Kind of Superstar

Some people are talking about the floods in Pakistan, some people are reading about them. Some people are learning about them, and some people are signing about them. Yep, that’s right: singing

Post date: 09/23/2010 - 14:25