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WFP Youth Representative Jessica Watson Works To Inspire Young People

Jessica Watson is no stranger to inspiring young people. After becoming the youngest person to sail solo, nonstop and unassisted around the globe at age 16, Jessica became WFP’s Youth Representative and, among other things, found herself distributing food to children in Laos. Here’s what she had to say about her experience working with WFP, her journey around the world and more. Post date: 01/17/2014 - 20:52

Thanks To The Students Who Helped WFP In 2013

In 2013, students across the world raised both awareness and money to help the World Food Programme fight hunger. Here are some of the stories that inspired us this year—perhaps these could inspire you for 2014. 

Post date: 12/19/2013 - 22:12

Supporter Spotlight: How a 4th Grader in Oregon Is Helping People Across the World

MeiLan Wechsler understands more than most how anyone – or rather, everyone – can make a difference when it comes to ending global hunger.

Post date: 12/09/2013 - 20:55

Don't Forget About The DRC

In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), there’s a food crisis with multiple layers. Ongoing violence has forced millions of people from their homes. Altogether, about 6.3 million food-insecure people live here, and half of the children under five are chronically malnourished. Post date: 12/04/2013 - 22:55