Fighting world hunger doesn’t have to stop for summer break. You may not have student organizations or classes to engage you in discussions and events, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make a difference.
Imagine a stretch of land 2,216 miles wide – like driving from one coast of the United States to the other – with lush tropical forests extending in one direction and desert in the other. Welcome to the Sahel region of West Africa.
How would you use art to raise awareness about hunger? Earlier this year, the WFP office in Brussels, Belgium asked students to submit artwork highlighting their unique point of view on how together we can end hunger. They received over ten inspirational pieces that showcased how students are imagining a hunger-free future. Here’s the story behind one of those young artists. Meet Claire.
This past weekend, university students gathered in Honduras for the first-ever Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit organized outside of North America. The Summit brings together students to learn about real-world hunger solutions from experts and leaders. Meet one Auburn University student from the United States who attended the Summit. She was already engaged in solving hunger, but here’s her account of how the Summit opened her eyes to new challenges – and new hope.