Timothy cares because “we can fix it.” Atule cares because “everyone needs to eat to get strong so their stomach will feel nice.” J.C. cares because “hunger hurts everyone.” More than a simple question, WhyCare? is becoming a student-led movement raising voices around the globe to help solve hunger.
In her old diaries, Trude Bruun put becoming a chef or a fire fighter at the top of her list of dream professions. Her dream was never really to go out and “save the world.” Today, however, the Norwegian is working in Khartoum, Sudan in the middle of what is being described as the biggest and most complex humanitarian operation the World Food Programme (WFP) is involved in. Here’s the story of how she got there.
We’re bringing the next generation of problem solvers to the table: university students.
Meet Adekemi from the United States. She first learned about WFP through a game of Freerice in her Spanish class – and saw how small actions online can really add up to make a difference. Now she’s a student of public health passionate about making sure everyone has nutritious food on their plate. This month she’s taking on the role of WFP Students online intern to spread the word about how together we can solve hunger. Join her @Ademuyewhat.