The role of hunger during times of disaster

Children smiling with plates of food

Recently, with every new year it feels like we have been stuck in that TikTok trend, “hold my beer,” with each new year trying to top its predecessor and be more eventful than the last. And, as much as we wish it were different, 2022 is proving to be another difficult year. We continue to […]

WORLD FOOD PROGRAM USA: Teach a Woman to Grow Sweet Potatoes, Feed Her Children for

Dorica shows off her homegrown, vitamin-A rich, sweet potato

A few years ago, Dorica Samson’s 2-year-old son Chrispine would feed solely on breast milk, refusing to eat anything else. Eventually, he fell sick. “While my son, Chrispine, was being treated for malnutrition at the hospital, I received orange-fleshed potato vines which I planted the same year,” says Dorica, from Nambirikira Village in Malawi’s Dedza […]