How You Can Help End Poverty and Hunger

How You Can Help End Poverty and Hunger

Did you know that Heifer International has been working for 70 years to end poverty and hunger around the world? Did you also know that they have also partnered with 20.7 million families in low and middle-income countries positively affecting the lives of over 100 million people? As Heifer International celebrates its 70th year, you […]

Chad Comes in Last in New Global Food Index

Chad Comes in Last in New Global Food Index

Yesterday Oxfam released its new Global Food Index that shows the best and worst places to eat. Across all indicators Chad came in dead last in the index. The indicators to rank the countries include having enough food to eat, food affordability, diabetes and overweight citizens, and food quality. In fact, along with Chad, eighteen […]

Our Favorite Sound Capture of 2013

Our Favorite Sound Capture of 2013

Using Soundcloud was one of the best ways to report from the field in Africa last year. One of our favorite sound captures of last year was in Tanzania after spending time with the Maasai in the arid northern part of the country. Hosted by Oikos, an Italian NGO that works with the Maasai to […]

Feeding Malnourished Children in Macha, Zambia #ZambiaHealth

Feeding Malnourished Children in Macha, Zambia #ZambiaHealth

I saw for the very first time in my life a severe acute malnourished child. He was two. I didn’t ask his name as not to pry into the intimate lives of two parents whose main concern was the life and health of their little one, but I will never forget his swollen face. I […]

World Food Programme Releases First Logistics Report

World Food Programme Releases First Logistics Report

When you think of the logistics of humanitarian aid there is no better United Nations agency in the world that documents, shares, and reports on the remarkable work they do than the World Food Programme (WFP). With a separate department devoted entirely to logistics, the WFP shares multiple ways in which they deliver food aid […]

Social Good Moms Meet Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children, at We Can Be Heroes Event

Social Good Moms Meet Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children, at We Can Be Heroes Event

Last Thursday New York City-based Social Good Moms got a chance to meet Carolyn Miles, President and CEO of Save the Children at the We Can Be Heroes campaign event during the Manhattan screening of Man of Steel. We Can Be Heroes is a DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, global hunger initiative that […]

Social Good Moms Write for USAID, Feed the Future

Social Good Moms Write for USAID, Feed the Future

Storify by Social Good Moms Fri, Jun 14 2013 13:11:24 Social Good Moms Write for USAID, Feed the Future We are so happy to see Social Good Moms and Global Team of 200 members published by USAID and Feed the Future this week in a nutrition series. Read Julia Gibson‘s and Jennifer Barbour‘s great posts. […]

Nutrition for Growth Summit Results, Outcomes

Nutrition for Growth Summit Results, Outcomes

On Saturday, June 8  Britain along with the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), and the Government of Brazil convened the Nutrition for Growth: Beating Hunger through Business and Science summit. An all-day affair experts and world leaders touted the importance of putting nutrition on the global agenda in the lead-up to the G8 summit which the […]

Nutrition on the Global Agenda

Nutrition on the Global Agenda

On Monday GAIN and Future Fortified hosted the #NutritionHangout on Google+ with ONE, USAID, and 1,000 Days. The hangout started with Tom Hart, US Executive Director of ONE presenting over 100,000 signatures of a recent nutrition campaign ONE held with its members to Dr. Raj Shah, USAID Administrator. ONE members signed the petition to put child […]

Our Newest Partner: No Kid Hungry

Our Newest Partner: No Kid Hungry

We are happy to announce that our newest partner is Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign. Throughout the year we, along with our the Social Good Moms and Global Team of 200 network of moms, will advocate to ensure all children get healthy food every day. The No Kid Hungry campaign connects kids in need to […]

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