Focus on Women Stories
Many girls in rural Sudan fail to get far with their education because they marry early or their parents need them to help put food on the table at home. In the north Kordofan state, WFP is helping 55 women to make up for lost time and become literate in six months.
For millions of mothers around the world, providing nutritious food for their families is an arduous task. But it's also an essential one and every day, all around the world, WFP is helping mothers do it.
Ghana is one of the countries where WFP and sister agency FAO are working together to make sure vulnerable people have the food they need to survive today and can produce the food they will need tomorrow. View video
Two years ago, the success of a WFP-supported project showed poor mothers in Lima the importance of good nutrition early in a child's life. Now one of those mothers is helping other moms to give their kids nutritious meals despite higher food prices.
The women of Todigamèye in Niger used to worry about how they would feed their families during the lean season. A WFP-initiated cereal bank has changed that – and led to a new-found confidence.