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Balenciaga raises funds and global awareness for WFP's greatest needs through the sale of WFP-branded clothing in stores and online. Learn more.
Cargill has been a partner for 20 years and has supported WFP across a wide range of programmes, including those focused on school feeding, smallholder farmers and disaster relief operations in many countries around the world. Learn more.
Cartier Philanthropy supports WFP’s school feeding programme in Mozambique and Jordan, nurturing children, empowering smallholder farmers, and helping entire communities thrive. Learn more.
The National Postcode Loterij in the Netherlands provides flexible funding that WFP can use where it is most needed and supports special projects, such as SAFE Stoves. Learn more.
PepsiCo Foundation’s partnership with WFP help us achieve our goal of delivering sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet. Learn more.
Stop Hunger, an endowment fund of Sodexo, leverages its expertise in vouchers and food service management to improve WFP’s local sourcing for school meals programmes; it also supports WFP financially in emergencies with fundraising campaigns. Learn more.
WFP’s partnerships with leading philanthropic organizations are critical in supporting our efforts to feed the hungry while enhancing organizational capacity and furthering development of WFP’s strategic initiatives. Collaboration with foundations enables WFP to implement innovative programming that better serves communities in urgent need, while also providing long-term solutions to hunger and poverty that deliver for the vulnerable.
With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, WFP tackles urgent issues that impede food security throughout the developing world, such as Women’s Economic Empowerment, Digital Financial Inclusion and Large-Scale Food Fortification. Projects have also focused on increasing the amount of purchases WFP makes from smallholder farmers and supporting WFP’s Food Security Analysis Service to help countries comprehensively assess and respond to food insecurity. Learn more.
The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) has helped WFP prevent stunting though its “Right Foods at the Right Time—Improving Nutrition of Children under 2,” initiative. Together, CIFF and WFP have reached 42,000 children under two years of age, along with 57,000 pregnant and nursing women in Malawi. Learn more.
The Rockefeller Foundation has supported WFP in restructuring its natural disaster assistance programme, which has evolved from an ad-hoc solution to a global risk management system with a particular focus on helping people cope with climate-related food crises in Africa. WFP and the Foundation are now working together to leverage the power of institutional procurement to improve diets through school feeding. Learn more.
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