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World Food Program USA

Thematic Focus Areas

Hunger
Disaster Relief
Environment
We build support within the U.S. for the United Nations World Food Programme, the world’s largest humanitarian organization, to feed the world’s hungriest people.
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10804

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Students sit at their desks with their lunches
I wish that I could begin writing this on a lighter note, but the truth is that hunger affects an estimated 815 million people worldwide and it’s a crisis that has only gotten worse in recent years. When I hear that I think of three things. First, I am sad for all those people that go to sleep hungry or don’t know where their next meal is coming from. Secondly, I understand that there are region-specific challenges that add up to create the global crisis. The third and final thought I have is that I am so thankful for the…

Charity Photos

  • Title: Philippines: How farm-to-school meals are bringing children back to class post COVID-19
  • Charity: World Food Program USA
  • Country: Phillipines
  • Photo Credit: WFP/Rein Skullerud

  • Title: South Sudan: Seeds replace bullets as peace fund tackles hunger and climate change
  • Charity: World Food Program USA
  • Country: South Sudan
  • Photo Credit: WFP/Marwa Awad

  • Title: Flood affected communities in Pakistan
  • Charity: World Food Program USA
  • Country: Pakistan
  • Photo Credit: WFP/Shehzad Noorani


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Woman holding a farming tool
Being able to grow food in Walgak – a town in northeast South Sudan, an area once riddled with conflict – is a dream come true for Sarah. A farming-for-peace initiative, backed by the World Food Programme (WFP), has replaced the crackle of gunfire with the thud of hoes as farmers till the soil.  This is surely the safest that Sarah and her community have felt in a long time. Situated in Jonglei, the country’s most isolated and underdeveloped region, Walgak was the scene of political violence and armed conflict for years and because of that, a magnet for jobless young people. Now, thanks to the peace initiative, a 3km dyke has been built to protect homes from flooding – turning the area into something of an Eden insofar as the merciless climate crisis will allow.    “Everyone in my village farms together now, young and old, men and women,”…